Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte, Belo Horizonte

2.6
#2 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in State of Minas Gerais
Originally intended to be a golf club, the 1.44 sq km (0.56 sq mi) area of Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte is now home to 3367 animals from over 270 different species, as well as various botanical gardens and greenhouses containing many rare and exotic plants. All seven continents are represented in terms of both flora and fauna, and with so much to see you will soon lose track of time amongst the many walkways and enclosures. By visiting the park you will be directly funding the conservation efforts of the Zoological-Botanic Foundation of Belo Horizonte. Add Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte and other attractions to your Belo Horizonte trip itinerary using our Belo Horizonte holiday planning app.
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  • It's only opened during the weekend and the entrance is R5 on Saturday. It took us quite a few hours to see everything. The animals look well looked after in average except those lions and jaguars...  more »
  • The zoo is large and the animals well cared for but my main interest was the botanical garden which has plantings of native plants such as palms, begonias, bromeliads and others along with well...  more »

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