- City: Manila
- Country: Philippines
- Listed: June 23, 2016 6:47 pm
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The Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden
The Manila Zoo is not particularly big, which is probably a good thing considering how hot it can get in Manila. It has the usual offerings you would expect in a zoo. Lot’s of bird life, parrots, eagles, doves and pigeons and the mandatory peacock flashing it’s brilliantly spectacular tail feathers for all to see.
As you first come into the Manila Zoo on the right hand side you will see the Indian Elephants, always a crowd pleaser. Moving further along there are reptile enclosures with pythons and an assortment of lizards. Towards the back of Manila Zoo are monkeys and other larger mammals.
On the left hand side as you enter, the Manila Zoo has set up a Kinder Zoo, which is an area for people, usually children to touch, feel and pat the animals. When I was there this was actually closed, not sure why. Further on there are an assortment of aviaries.
Manila Zoo has a land area of 5.5 hectares and has a current population of about 500 animals. There are 106 species, among which are 30 different kinds of mammals, 63 reptile species and 13 types of birds. In addition to popular zoo occupants such as elephant, tigers lions and the hippos, Manila Zoo also houses several endemic and indigenous species of animals like the bearcat, long-talied macaques and crocodiles. With a good mix of education and entertainment purposes, the Manila Zoo does its best to appeal to everyone.
There is also a kinder zoo inside the manila zoo philippines. Anyone can roam around freely and interact with the animals inside the kinder zoo. Children can play with tamed animals at the same time, learn about them and their environment. The Kinder Zoo features different attractions and animal from all over the world like Butterfly Dome, Exotic Birds Aviary, Koi Pond, Philippine Mouse Deer House, Petting Zoo, Turtle Pond, Party Barn, Playground, Hanging Bridge, Flamingo Pond. Animals inside include Exotic Birds, Pot Belly Pigs, Miniature Animals, Kayman Crocodiles, Peacocks and Peahen Ducks, Chickens from around the world, Rabbits, Snakes, Ostriches, and Sulcata Tortoises.
OPEN from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
Adult: 40 pesos; Kids (below 4 feet): 20 pesos (not a resident of manila philippines)
Adult: 20 pesos; Kids (below 4 feet): 10 pesos (resident of manila philippines)
Location: Quirino Ave., Adriatico St., Malate Manila Luzon Philippines (corner of Mabini St. and Harrison St.)
(632) 400-1884 (Manila Zoo) / (632) 522-6179 (Kinder Zoo)
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