National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, Colombo

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View an extensive display of wildlife at National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka, home to 3,000 individual animals representing 310 different species. The 10 hectare (24 acre) grounds promote the animals' well-being, with dense tree coverage and well-maintained landscapes. Get up close to mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, and marine invertebrates, and take in one of a number of shows, including elephant and sea lion performances as well as an education program for chimps. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Colombo holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Clear: Compared with most modern enclosures in Europe there is still need to catch up in terms of animal husbandry. But that seems to know you here: the Zoo is attempting to establish new enclosure humanely and cute. It will take just time. Not to mention, where are we... The entrance fees for tourists are high, but the Zoo is a beautiful landscaped garden with wonderful tropical plants and animals, also outside the enclosure. For me, the most enclosure were clean and maintained. The attitude of the elephants seems strange, but for me that was the break down.
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  • Very scare space for animals and many animals' physical health is not looking good. There is nothing to see in the aquarium.  more »
  • Having been here on numerous occasions from way back when we were kids, this is certainly a special place. I am sure it has undergone numerous upgrades and changes in keeping with raring wild life bot...  more »
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