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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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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