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Manila Zoo, Manila

The oldest zoo still operating in Asia, Manila Zoo hosts approximately 1,000 animals across 90 species, including Mali, an Asian elephant residing since 1977. Other animals of the zoo—which opened in 1959--include a Bengal tiger, monitor lizard, Malayan civet, and indigenous species such as long-tailed macaques. Explore the Kinder Zoo where visitors can roam freely and interact with the animals found here. Take a look at our Manila itinerary builder site to schedule your visit to Manila Zoo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Maybe because it was with the person, i was with when we visited this that made it soo fun, then again, many of those animals are ice breaker and glimpse to what happens when it needs more funding. Th...  more »
  • What do you expect the zoo with P100 (adult) for entrance fee? For me, with that fee amount, I think this zoo is absolutely excellent!!! Really,, I saw their staffs also very dedicated (sweeping the z...  more »
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  • Visitors like me! :( Please be advised that Manila Zoo is currently under maintenance and we were informed that it may take more than 6 months to reopen after reaching there. “( Take care! Visitor from Nepal. 🇳🇵
  • Some of the animals are not happy in their state. Nevertheless, the place is good. It is kinda refreshing to have a bit of nature in the middle of the city. The kids obviously enjoy the place. But the animals need to be taken care of properly.
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