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La Reserva de Fauna, Piriapolis

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A zoo located at the foot of a mountain, come to La Reserva de Fauna to see native animals up close in large enclosures that make the most of the area's impressive landscape. Established in 1980, the zoo acts as a breeding and conservation project, protecting native animals and improving education about them. Walk the zoo's main circuit to see the animals among native plants and shrubs, catching sights of raccoons, otters, foxes, jaguars, native birds, pumas, and many more, with over 250 creatures from 53 different species across the 86 hectare (213 acre) site. Our Piriapolis tour planner makes visiting La Reserva de Fauna and other Piriapolis attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A very good alternative for the days that you can not enjoy the beach. A very neat place, with good maintenance and signalling. Ideal to make with children.
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  • The reserve is located at the foot of Cerro Pan de Azúcar and is a beautiful place to visit family. While not is so publicized is an of them pioneers in this matter and many other reserves is inspired in her. Not cost is very close to Piriapolis as anything to reach her to visit. Your entry is free and if not have auto there are bus local that you let in the door and are very cheap.
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  • Another place that was closed. Warned us residents that was closed due to problems that had with animals, apparently were ill.
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