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Miguel Alvarez del Toro Zoo (ZOOMAT)

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I loved this zoo for two main reasons. The first is that for the most part the animals live in... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
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Great place but spider scary!

This was a spare of the moment visit as the sumidero was closed as it was Tuesday. A great three... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

I loved this zoo for two main reasons. The first is that for the most part the animals live in naturalistic enclosures, not cages [yes, this did occasionally prevent me from seeing some animals]. The second was that I enjoyed watching human animals, i.e. Mexican...More

Thank califcasl
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This was a spare of the moment visit as the sumidero was closed as it was Tuesday. A great three hours of walking around looking at the well cared for animals. But! A word of advice if you have a spider phobia. They are everywhere....More

Thank anglo
Reviewed August 27, 2018

You'l find only state fauna within a beautiful nature reserve. Enclosures tend to be all natural and allow you to see the animals within a setting that is very close to their natural home

Thank Eduardo D
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Huge enclosures here, from many of which the animals could seemingly come and go. Natural setting and foliage ensures cool temps in warm weather. The founder's love and attention is obvious to those who visit.

Thank Barb S
Reviewed June 21, 2017

The zoo is highly prized by the citizens of Tuxtla. The zoo is kind of basic but you do get to see some local animals. I am not a fan of zoo's in particular but certainly would recommend it to somebody that has a few...More

Thank Pupasaurus
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This is a 2.5KM walking zoo at Tuxtla Gutierrez, good for an afternoon with the kids, but consider wildlife for the zoo is focus on local animals, so it might be something different and interesting, but nature is also something to appreciate.

Thank Jose Manuel G
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Normally the things you wait to see in a zoo are the elephants, rhinoceros, giraffes and that kind of animals. This zoo it's very differen that others here don't exist that animals but exist the local animals. The ZooMAT it's the perfect place to enjoy...More

Thank DidDier C
Reviewed October 6, 2016

It said in the guide book that this was worth 'half a day'. I didn't want to leave at all having spent all day there. What the visitor has to realise is that the founder, seing the way things wre going even in the 1940s,...More

Thank Jacqui F
Reviewed September 18, 2016

this was just your typical zoo, nothing too exciting or noteworthy. entrance was free the day that i went :)

Thank anarquista_cg
Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is one of the best zoos I've attended. Exhibitions centralize on the local Chiapas fauna. Setting is gorgeous and animals roam free in their exhibit space. Some of the them such as deer, monkey and guaqueques (rodent type mammals) roam free. Great for kids...More

Thank mpls_boy
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