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Address: Acesso Oeste, Km 58 | Lujan, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Lujan, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 2323 43-5738
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Description: El Zoologico de Lujan abrio sus puertas un 24 de noviembre de 1994, en un...
El Zoologico de Lujan abrio sus puertas un 24 de noviembre de 1994, en un principio la coleccion inicial de ejemplares de la fauna silvestre y domestica estaba integrada por un mono, dos burros, dos pony, llamas y ciervos, una pareja de leones y pavos reales. Luego, se comenzo a recibir muchas especies provenientes de donaciones, canjes con otras especies y compras a criaderos de fauna, en especial aves, mirlos y guacamayos. El predio ubicado en el historico partido que le da su nombre, sobre el acceso oeste ocupa una superficie de 15 hectareas conformando un amplio espacio natural con una particular fisonomia determinada por los sectores arbolados que lo caracterizan y donde el publico encuentra un lugar para disfrutar de la naturaleza, contemplar e interactuar con algunas especies de animales y vivir momentos de convivencia familiar en ese entorno. Se trata de un zoologico donde los animales conviven con los humanos desde su nacimiento y todo el transcurso de su vida, lo que se logra mediante un dedicado proceso de amansamiento que fue lo que caracterizo a este zoologico desde su fundacion. Rememorar los tiempos pasados y el vivir el presente, nos llevan a mencionar historias de amor a los animales, historias de trabajo en equipo, un enorme entusiasmo por hacer las cosas de modo diferente y el de colocar al parque entre uno de los mejores zoologicos de la Argentina. Adoptando los cuatro principios u objetivos que rigen la actividad de los zoologicos modernos -recreacion, educacion para la conservacion, investigacion y conservacion de las especies- tiende a convertirse en un centro de conservacion de grandes felinos amenazados no solo de America sino del mundo entero y donde la gran cantidad de pumas, tigres y leones que forman parte del plantel zoologico, producto de los planes de reproduccion que se llevan a cabo en la institucion, aseguran la existencia de un banco genetico de especimenes que en algun momento de la historia de estos grandes felinos, podra ser un reservorio que asegure la supervivencia de estas especies en peligro de extincion. A 19 anos de existencia, el Zoologico de Lujan no solo se ha convertido en un lugar de alto atractivo para los visitantes provenientes de toda la Argentina, sino que ha trascendido fronteras al ser reconocido internacionalmente con visitantes provenientes no solo de los paises limitrofes sino de otros continentes que lo visitan atraidos por la modalidad de manejo que se practica con nuestros ejemplares.
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Nice place to spend the day if you are in the area

It is not as big as the Buenos Aires zoo but it was everything kids will enjoy. Considering that Lujan is quite of an small town, this zoo has everything that a big city zoo will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is not as big as the Buenos Aires zoo but it was everything kids will enjoy. Considering that Lujan is quite of an small town, this zoo has everything that a big city zoo will have but in an smaller scale. Also it is very clean and very well maintain. I personally recommend it.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This zoo is definitely not pretty, and it's pricey, about 40$ USD a person. It's also an hour away from downtown Buenos Aires, so plan ahead because that's a 80$ taxi ride to and from. Still, we had an amazing time petting lions and tigers, we held a baby lion, and fed elephants, camels and alpacas. Definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience... More 

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Osasco, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Much has been said about this Zoo and the treatment they give to the animals. I can't say if they drug them or not, but all the staff seem to be very caring about all fof the animals. It's such an incredible experience to do, get in tough with lions, tigers, baby tighers, elephants and so many others animals. I've... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is not the most beautiful zoo you can go in the world but i assure you that is one of it's kind where you can have wild life interaction , unique experience where you can be with tigers adn lions (no chains) to feed them, and take as many pictures you want, and have a great time. i highly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We were told it was 400 pesos to come in (considerably more than London or San Diego zoos!) though the figure of 140 given by another reviewer suggests the girl on the desk may have been trying it on. We could see enough without even going inside though to mean we did not want to visit. There were deer in... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The zoo is about 1.5 hours bus ride from Buenos Aires. An entrance fee of ARS 140, if you are not a citizen of Argentina, is required to enter the zoo. I have mix reviews about the zoo. It is obviously the world's greatest feeling to actually feed and love the animals which can otherwise tear your flesh down. Also,... More 

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

When i lived in Argentina many of my classmates visited this zoo, I refused however because it is well known that the animals are in horrible living conditions and heavily sedated with drugs! Anyone who visits this place is supporting a animal cruelty. If you go here after reading about this place, your a terrible person!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Absolutely disgusting the fact that animals are left to squalor in these typers of conditions. It is CRUEL and BARBARIC and i am shocked that this is still open to be perfectly honest. People going to this zoo obviously have no respect for these once majestic animals and to be perfectly honest if there is an accident or a casualty... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

For me it is a n amazing experience, because you can touch the animal like a tiger, lion etc. This zoo is no so big like other famous zoo, but is so different because you can into the cage and touch dangerous animals. The structure is simple but enough. The poorest part regarding to structure is the restaurant. The foods... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I can not understand how anybody can refer to this as an "amazing experience". I do not understand how this can be legal... No wild animal would tolerate the presence of various humans in such a stressful environment, they must be doped with the most disgusting substances. shame on those who support this disgusting treatment of beautiful, wild and endangered... More 

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