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Paramaribo Zoo

Sawarienotolaan, Paramaribo, Suriname
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Ranked #10 of 15 Attractions in Paramaribo
Type: Zoos
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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377 reviews 377 reviews
158 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

great place if you like to relax - lots of monkeys that love seeing visitors! cute zoo with local species, not very big. Good to go for one hour if in the area.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

a have never seen a Bengalese tiger so close , and being fed, the monkeys now have an complete island to themselves

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Paramaribo
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The last couple off years, Paramaribo Zoo has worked really hard with Zoo's and foundations abroad to improve the quality of the Zoo, both the animals and the facilities. Lots of animals and a great place for kids.

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