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Address: Av. Las Heras 4440 | (Av. Sarmiento y Las Heras), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4011-9999
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Description: El Zoologico de Buenos Aires tiene por objetivo ser un gran centro de...
El Zoologico de Buenos Aires tiene por objetivo ser un gran centro de educacion ambiental que forme mejores ciudadanos, mas comprometidos con el bienestar animal y el cuidado de la naturaleza. Paralelamente, que se convierta en un centro de conservacion de especies, con enfasis en la fauna argentina
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Buenos Aires Zoo

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Great old zoo, nice entertainment for the young ones. It has seen better times, but it is still a good place to spend an afternoon

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great old zoo, nice entertainment for the young ones. It has seen better times, but it is still a good place to spend an afternoon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

If you're an animal lover or just interested in the diverse habitats of many different species, then the Buenos Aires Zoo, (Zoológical de Buenos Aires) located at the corners, (main entrance) Av. Sarmiento y Av. Heras),is a must visit! This is a 45 acre, much smaller than the Bronx Zoo (265 acres), but older by 24 years, park packed with... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It is a very old zoo. They are upgrading some areas..It was very warm and the hippos were buried in the water,rhinos deep into the shade as well as some of the other animals..they have some kind of hare that wanders all over the park, In a sheep enclosure we say a very large iguana crawling around. the white tigre... More 

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Minas, Uruguay
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

i was in b.a. for 3 weeks and read alot about the mistreatment of the animals, and what bad shape the cages, etc. are in. I walked around the outside - from where the subway stops all the way down to the astronomy observatory, and MUCHAS anti zoo graffiti was on the walls. Peeking through, it really looks as bad... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I see a few negative reviews. It is understandable that some people just don't like to see animals in capture and confined spaces. My husband and I enjoyed our day at the zoo. It is very visible that this zoo was built during the better times of Argentina. Yes, it is run down, but you can still appreciate the beautiful... More 

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OC, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I went back home to visit and took my grand daughters to visit the Zoo. I know I am not in favor of zoos but still wanted to visit. We found the animal cages very dirty. The gardens and paths in bad shape. All the animal open spaces were lacking trees and a similar nature environment. The poor hipo with... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I certainly wasn't expecting the same level of animal care and conditions as some other zoo's that I have been to but my heart was so heavy within minutes of entering the zoo. Many animals are in small, boring, uninspiring cages. I was shocked that food for feeding animals is for sale (pellets and popcorn). Many animals are just waiting... More 

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Turku, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We have visited in many different kinds of zoos in our travels. This is very old, so the buildings are in need of some paint. It is impossible to make the zoo bigger so maybe they could have less animals. In every zoo no matter how modern they were,some animals seemed to be stressed allways. We did like our day... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We were walking in the beautiful parks of Buenos Aires and we arrived by chance at the zoo entrance, so we decided to visit it. What a mistake! If we compare this zoo with the hotel ratings, it would have no star at all! The place is dirty and the infrastructures where the animals live are old and falling apart.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Zoo of Buenos Aires is a really nice place to families with childrens. It easy to reach and you can spend a long time. It has local animals but also many specimens from other continents.

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