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Paramaribo Zoo

Sawarienotolaan, Paramaribo, Suriname
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Ranked #13 of 15 Attractions in Paramaribo
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When visiting this zoo I was shocked to see the size of the cages that the big cats were living in... Workmen were laying new paths,this money would be better spent improving the living conditions of the animals...and maybe training for the staff in proper animal welfare.. Do Not Use the toilets DISGUSTING..

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This zoo is a fun place for especially children and tourists. Here we got a lot from the large forests in Suriname. A very great variety of birds, apes and snakes.

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København, Danmark
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Its small, but nice and cozy. When we visited they were working on renewing some of the paths, and it will be so nice, when they are done. Compared to other Zoos I have seen in this part of the world, this one really gives room to its animals. The Kwatta monkeys had a huge climbing construction, and the goats... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Sad to see cats held in such small cages....looks as though they are going stir crazy......and they have little experience of how to house such animals....basic toilet facility

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San Fernando, Trinidad
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This zoo is a nice stroll but is not very well kept. It needs more attention to be held up to standards you would generally expect from a facility that holds animals. The cages are small and the animals seemed hungry when I visited, always searching their bowls for food. The variety of animals was good. They had different types... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This is not a big, elaborate zoo, but it is a pleasant, inexpensive place to visit. It seems very child friendly. I liked that it has almost entirely South American animals, making it a good place for tourists who are curious about native fauna but have little chance of seeing these animals in the wild. There are several species of... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a small but interesting zoo with a number of animals who seem content in their "home". The caretakers seem to be genuinely concerned about the well being of the animals. It was good to see some animals of Suriname.

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florida
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148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This is a small zoo but very nicely set up. There are many beautiful birds and numerous monkey displays. The entrance fee is very reasonable

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Georgetown, Guyana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

A well converted space for the animals. Even an island converted piece with monkeys (no cage whatsoever). Creating an almost untamed space for the animals. It was just lovely.

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

A must see if you are an animal lover. Peacocks, monkeys, deer, parrots, tucans, ant eaters and so much more. The monkeys and birds leave have figured ways out of their enclosures but ey still hang out.

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