Petencito Zoo, Flores

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#8 of 9 in Parks in Peten Department
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
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Encounter the wildlife at Petencito Zoo and enjoy the views of the surrounding lake. This secluded zoo contains two sections linked by a long wooden bridge. Animals sheltered here include jaguars, pumas, lizards, ocelots, monkeys, and different kinds of birds. You may see some animals out of their cages, so be sure to follow the instructions of your guide in order not to scare them. You can reach this zoo only by boat, which makes the visit all the more adventurous and exciting. Take a guided tour to get the most out of your experience. Make Petencito Zoo part of your personalized Flores itinerary using our Flores online tour planner.
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  • This was an interesting way to be able to view animals from this region in a natural setting and was especially interesting in that they were rescued animals. 
    This was an interesting way to be able to view animals from this region in a natural setting and was especially interesting in that they were rescued animals.  more »
  • A short boat ride from Flores and great for a 1-2 hour outing. All of the animals have been rescued and are being rehabilitated. Not a lot of signage or interpretation, but all the animals are happy.....  more
    A short boat ride from Flores and great for a 1-2 hour outing. All of the animals have been rescued and are being rehabilitated. Not a lot of signage or interpretation, but all the animals are happy.....  more »

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