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Iguanario Archundia

Manzanillo, Mexico
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Manzanillo
Type: Zoos
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Clearwater, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a small sanctuary for iguanas (and a few other animals) just on the edge of the downtown area of Manzanillo. You won't believe how many different sizes/types/colors there are. It is right along a city street about a block long so you can just walk up and see them right from the sidewalk.

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San Rafael, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The iguanas were cool, but the best part is seeing them in the trees and you can do that from the street. we were really dissapointed.

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Waterloo, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The iguanas were huge and plentiful here. I've never seen so many or so big! You can see them all basking in the sun in the trees. Very cool. When you go inside you can see the volunteers chopping food. There are also a few other animals like raccoons, turtles, tejon?, a pigs and some chickens. It's pretty rustic on... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Go spend some time here and hold an iguana! Great place, please leave a donation. This place is run totally on donations

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nw
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

you can see the iguanas from the sidewalk. Once inside it's a little depressing. Couple racoons sharing a very small cage and several other animals tied up.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

It was hard to find but well worth it, your best bet is to have a taxi take you. It's not in the best part of town but I never felt threaten or concerned for my safety.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

This place was interesting and worth the trip of finding it, that is one thing that I would recommend that you find someone that knows where the place is. I would the recommend this to everyone!

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Kitchener, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

It's great to see the iguanas climbing onto the roof of the iguanario's tin shelter and clambering through the gutter below , but once you go through the gate it's quite depressing. About 15 pigeons and doves share a crowded cage with no room to stretch, while an exotic-looking bird cowers nervously and silent in the corner of his -... More

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gta
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Dozens of iguanas visible from the road, in the trees and on the ground just over the wall by the sidewalk. We heard it was very smelly and dirty inside, so did not bother going in.

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Slave Lake, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

very basic operation, well worth the trek to go see. Many varietes, most were in the trees, visible from the road. They accept donation.

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