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Zoo Lujan

Acesso Oeste, Km 58 | Lujan, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Lujan, Argentina
+54 2323 43-5738
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Lujan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Stonewall, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

this zoo should be shut down they sedate their animals so people can sit with them and get pics taken , the polar bear is dying from extreme heat and is having a break down . the only ones who should be locked in the cages and drugged are the idiots running this animal concentration camp . you obviously do... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Despite all the discussions about this place, I will never forget the experience of holding a baby lion or fed a tiger. It was an amazing afternoon that I'll keep forever with memories and great pictures. Just don't take your kids (less than 16 y/o) there as they are not allowed to enter the cages, they might be really frustrated.

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San Isidro, Argentina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place should be CLOSED and their VICTIMIZED ANIMALS should be rescued and sent to animal sanctuaries to make up for the horrible suffering that they are subject to in this hellish place . In this prison, animals are sedated and zombi like while people touch them and sit on top of the completely oblivious to the torture that is... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is horrific and absolutely ignorant and stupid as well! I am mortified, wrong, very wrong!!!!!!

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Lima, Peru
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Gave this zoo an average, because while the photos you get are really just amazing and the experience of getting up close to such incredible animals is great, I know they are sedated because its impossible that the dogs they have in the cages with these great animals have trained them to be calm! So, it really is just up... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Please don't support this zoo. It will make an interesting picture but it's just not worth it. The animals deserve so much better.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This zoo is inhumane and made my stomach turn the entire time I was there. Yes, you can get close enough to pet a tiger or ride a lion but the animals are obviously sedated and if you have ever seen these beautiful creatures in the wild it is obvious. I will echo what one review here said it is... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

It may be difficult to have an experience like that in any part of the world. I've never been so close to animails like lions, tigers, elephants, snakes and so on. You can touch then and take pictures, all with safety. It's worth to say about the attendants, which are extremely kind. I'm not a animal specialist but, they don't... More

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ZOO L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Zoo Lujan, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu visita. *Bruno N*. Saludos desde el ZOO Lujan. More

Cancun, Mexico
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

When they sell you the idea of visiting it sounds amazing and i think its their fault cause youe expectancy level is high but once you get there theres a darker side to it, these animals appeared to be out of it, not all of them but the tigers, even the little ones looked like they smoked to much ganja... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The zoo is amazing. Being able to be close animals like lion, tiger, elephants and snakes is fascinating. I love it from start to finish.

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ZOO L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Zoo Lujan, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión, “vacaciones” Te esperamos pronto, seguinos en Facebook, o por la WEB para enterarte de novedades.... More

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