Buenos Aires Zoo
Home to over 350 animal species and known for some of its exotic
breeding, the Buenos Aires zoo is the perfect place for families, a
romantic date or tourists. With nine species of mammals, 49 species
of reptiles and 175 species of birds, the zoo's goals are to
conserve species, produce research and educate the public.
Permanent exhibits include the Farm of the Zoo, where visitors can
feed and pet ponies, goats, sheep and donkeys, the Aquarium where
visitors can see examples of the infamous piranha as well as other
local fish, the Reptile House and the Tropical Rainforest.
Disposable cameras are on sale and professional photographers are
on standby to capture all the memories. Animal food can be bought
at the entrance and other stations located around the zoo to
encourage visitors' interaction with the animals. The best time to
visit the zoo is on a sunny weekday afternoon, when time can be
spent lounging in front of the white tiger enclosure, for which the
zoo is well-known, or el
Address: Ave Sarmiento and Ave Las Heras
Telephone: (0)11 4011 9900
Opening Time: Tuesday to Sunday and holidays from 10am. Open daily
during school holidays
Admission: General admission (Entrada general) is $15 or the more
advanced pass (pasaporte) is $22.