La Reserva de Fauna, Piriapolis

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#2 of 6 in Wildlife in Maldonado Department
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. For La Reserva de Fauna and beyond, use our Piriapolis road trip site to get the most from your Piriapolis vacation.
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  • The place has several species and within all feature plenty of natural space. It sees this well-kept. Do not charge you any entrance and you can navigate it without problem. It also has part of the history of the place.
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  • It is recommended to go with children. It has several species of animals native, especially cats and deer, some almost extinguished.
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  • Is good and not as they say that it is abandoned and left to their fate, or locked up in cages girls animals! Very nice ride for kids!
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