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Zoologico Nacional la Aurora

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Zoologico Nacional la Aurora

Address 7 Avenida, Zona 13
Telephone
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Open: The zoo is closed on Mondays. Entrance: 8 Q for adults (around one US $), half for children.
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No of Species No of Animals Star Rating
Mammals Conservation
Birds Enclosures
Reptiles Education
Amphibians Recreation
Fish Research
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This critique last updated:  Jan 2008


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This review submitted by Neils Johs. Legarth Iversen January 2001
Zoologico Nacional la Aurora, Ciudad de Guatemala, is so close to the international airport that when you leave the zoo, you can quite literally see big airplanes land a few hundred meters away. And the noise is overwhelming when a big plane leaves, - even the howler monkeys inside the zoo can't compete here. Apart from this it is a very pretty zoo. There are fine trees and flowers and a large lawn, though the tea pavillon in the middle of this lawn is closed for repairs right now. When you enter you first pass between rows of cheap eateries; then you arrive at the African section, with zebras, buffalo and lions. Huts and signs in this section evoke an African atmosphere. The leopards form the transition to the Asian department, where among other things you find three species of Asian monkeys. You are now at the back end of the garden, and here you find the night house, which is formed as a cave passage through a minute artificial mountain. When leaving this you are at the Australian section, but behind the emus there is an enclosure with a single hippo. Turning back and walking in the direction of the exit you pass a group of cages formed as round huts. In these, and in the neighbouring cages along the perimeter, you find mostly small centralamerican mammals and birds of prey. You will find, among other things, three species of local small cats: the margay, the ocelot and the jaguarundi. Beyond these cages in the direction of the exit there is a long building with bird cages on both sides, and behind this a pond and an island with black swans, a few flamingos and some ducks and geese. The zoo is really a pleasant place to walk around in an otherwise somewhat rough city.
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