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Chorros de Milla Zoo

Address: Avenida Chorros de Milla, Merida, Venezuela
Phone Number: 0274/244-3864
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Ranked #8 of 25 Attractions in Merida
Owner description: One of Merida's most-visited attractions, the Chorros de Milla Zoo is a home to nearly 150 species...
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: One of Merida's most-visited attractions, the Chorros de Milla Zoo is a home to nearly 150 species of animals.
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Merida, Venezuela
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

nice go to the zoo an visit whit the family excellent there are very good animals and snakes you can enjoys the nice view and wander waterfalls.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

It's a cute little zoo that has all your basic zoo animals. But that's about it. The zoo was nice to see but it didn't take long to see all of it.

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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

If you want to spend a morning, afternoon or even a full day, you can go there and see the animals. The climate is nice, so you can enjoy your time there.

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Aruba
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

The escaped animals were the best. A beautiful setting.

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Seattle, Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

I lived in Mérida for several years and went to Chorros de Milla a couple of times (mostly for work-related issues). Although the park has tried hard to make it a better place for the animals, these live in very precarious conditions, typical of zoos in developing countries. If you care for animal welfare, then you shouldn't go there. It... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2007

I rated our experience as "terrible" because I really really felt awful about most of the animals in this zoo. The landscaping is great, the place is clean, but most of the enclosures are RIDICULOUSLY SMALL. Several of the large cats had cages no more than 2 or 3 body lengths across, with barren concrete floors and steel mesh walls.... More 

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puerto la cruz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2006

Took the local bus from el centro for 500 Bs each (less than a dollar total US) Zoo was small by US standards, but clean and almost all animals were native to Venezuela, and therefore in their native area. Exceptions were the lions that were donated as somone no longer wanted to keep them as pets. They feed them every... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2004

The zoo in Merida has a very unique setting... up a mountain. You walk along a path going uphill and pass cages with animals inside them along the way. It is a very nice setting and it's clean. But... I had a problem with the size of the cages. There was a huge bear with barely enough room to turn... More 

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