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El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden

#6 of 20 things to do in El Valle de Anton Features Animals
El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The story behind the international effort to rescue the Golden Frog (Rina Dorada) from extinction is the saving grace here. It's ground zero for when scientists first noticed the massive die off. Only 40 frogs remained. But thanks to hard work and breeding in zoos...More

Thank Over60Nomad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in a beautiful rainforest and plant nursery one will find small cages with various birds, amphibians and some interesting mammals. Highlights: jaguars, tapirs, poison dart frogs. The natural setting is beautiful and even though we were caught in a huge rainstorm we still enjoyed...More

Thank chisocbutterfly
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I was surprised to see so many different animals in what I thought was only a golden frog zoo. They had many different species of animals including various birds, snakes, pumas, turtles, and so on .... Check out flower garden as well! Entrance fee is...More

Thank Lubabah H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

So happy with this zoo We have been to zoos all over the world, there are so many that are so much worse! This is not a 'classy, elegant' zoo, nor should you expect one. For the resources that they have, it is really nice....More

Thank wade376
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Nice selection of animals for this small zoo. Great for all ages. You can walk through all exhibits in an hour. Affordable price.

Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

El Nispero started out being a private collection of animals by the owner; soon people began bring wounded or misplaced animals, and from there it grew into what it is today. There are all kinds, from Peacocks to Parakeets, miscellaneous monkeys, big cats such as...More

Thank hortiq
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Good value for money, but zoo is lacking in quality and conditions for some animals is very poor. Could be a really great place with some work, but run down, dirty and falling apart. However, worthwhile for the price.

Thank James Q
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I enjoy checking out zoos and find that the smaller the zoo the closer you can get to the animals. This zoo and garden was no exception. I was amazed at the number of birds that were in the zoo. It is very small, and...More

Thank ddbelize
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Horrible. The animals are kept in really tiny cages. I read in the reviews that I shouldnt go... why didnt I listen?? Its possible to see these animals in other places! DONT GO HERE!! really Horrible experience and I felt so bad for the animals...More

1  Thank Kaos M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely zoo considering it is a charity and not funded by Panama. A great range of animals, ranging from Polish chickens to sloths and a range of birds. The chickens, ducks and other little farm animals were running free throughout the Zoo, which made it...More

Thank kornelia00
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Response from lambkin21 |
What do you mean by confiscated by the Government please? thanks Kathy