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La Reserva de Fauna, Piriapolis

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Wildlife Area
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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  • Super nice people, friendly and helpful. The Zoo is rustic which is part of it's charm. There are several hiking paths that take you to different areas with animals. The Leopards are incredible. The P...  more »
  • The animals seem well cared, the environment is cute. It is a pity that the Jaguar enclosure large is so small, without vegetation, without logs, or places to hide, too small for an animal so imposing and also seems to be electrified! The enclosure of the coatis would seem a good choice for this Jaguar.
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  • Good reserve of fauna in cerro Pan de Azúcar. The animals are very well groomed. Highly recommended for warm days
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