Jardim Zoológico

Jardim Zoológico information

Location
Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
Address
Quinta da Boa Vista
Telephone
+55 3878 4200
Prices
admission R$10
Opening hours
9am-4:30pm Tue-Sun
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Covering over 12 hectares, the zoo at Quinta da Boa Vista has a wide variety of reptiles, mammals and birds, mostly indigenous to Brazil. Special attractions include the large walk-through aviary and the night house, which features nocturnal animals. The monkey house is also a crowd favorite. Some animal enclosures are cramped, though overall the reproduced habitats are fairly well done.