Summer holidays are about to start in Buenos Aires, and parents wonder what to do with their children. Our proposal: a visit to Buenos Aires Zoo, a place where children interact directly with nature and whose purposes include conserving species, producing research and educating the public.
Located in Palermo neighborhood, Buenos Aires Zoo exhibits, from 1888, a wide variety of animals: 89 species of mammals, 49 species of reptiles and 175 species of birds, with a total of over 2500 different animals. Some of them are in cages; however, others live on the zoo’s many ponds or roam free around the park.
Buenos Aires Zoo has several different areas:
-The grassy areas and the ponds, which are full of native birds and rodents, such as nutrias, rabbits and peacocks.
-The farm, where visitors can pet and feed ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats, roosters, chickens, pigs, cows and horses.
-The aquarium, where visitors will find penguins as well as a wide range of fish, including piranha.
-The reptile house, home to the sever