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Not nice sight!

I am really afraid of snakes. But the group was insistent to visit the place so we went there. They have less cages but the sole attraction were the black and yellow snakes. Only... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
MijnlieverdFH
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Amsterdam
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here and wish we hadn't, caged up animals that had no food, water or any kind of nice enclosures what's so ever!! The monkeys were on their own in very small cages with nothing in them!! I feel so upset that we paid to get in here, however I have written to PETA about their conditions and awaiting to... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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108 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That Php 45 entrance fee is not worth it! It's like a makeshift zoo with an entertainer that screams like a monkey. Terrible.

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Amsterdam
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am really afraid of snakes. But the group was insistent to visit the place so we went there. They have less cages but the sole attraction were the black and yellow snakes. Only one of our friends went inside the cage and touch the black python. I took the picture then quickly i went out the area and focus... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

You just hope that the money they make goes toward providing the animals a better home/environment in the future. Some of the other animals (birds, monkeys) didn't have it as good as their money-making counterparts, but alas, coming to a place like this will perhaps give you a perspective that you might not have had before, regarding the treatment and... More 

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Thank Joaquin03
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

5 minutes in this tiny, dirty little place will make you realise that these animals are not cared for at all. The cages are tiny and there is nothing to keep the animals entertained. There's no place for an attraction like this in 2016.

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1 Thank scato88
Bermuda
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

The first stop of my taxi tour was at the Xzootic Animal Park, which turned out to be a small collection of cages with a variety of animals on display. The main attraction seemed to be the large boa constrictor snake and a few smaller snakes. There was also a Civet and a species of small wild cat (kept in... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

It is a small sanctum with limited number of animals; few snakes, Crocodiles, cat, donkey and a beautiful bird. All the animals were peaceful, one yellow snake was very quiet, we could carry it and have pictures with it. The sanctum is located among the rice fields , there is a store to buy accessories t- shirts and some local... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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805 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Near and opposite rice terraces is Python or a small zoo. We saw crocodiles, rabbits, few birds and our friend the yellow snake. Chance to take some pictures. I asked the guide how much to pay and he said it is free, you can put donation only. Wow first time to see. Nice experience and warm welcoming people.

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Please note that this place also goes by XZootic animals (or something of the sort) and they advertise the largest snake in Bohol. Do not be fooled by the names. The cages are TINY and sparse and you can see that the animals are mistreated. The largest snake had the end of its tail stepped on and amputated. The civet... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

My kids and I visited the place to see huge pythons. Well that is a check as we definitely saw big ones. But the place is small and most of the cages are very small for the animals to live in. Our visit was just OK.

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