La Estacion de Cria de Fauna, Piriapolis

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Drop by La Estacion de Cria de Fauna for a chance to encounter a range of creatures, mammal, avian, and reptile. The 250 animals from 53 species share an area of 86 hectares (212 acres), and include capybaras, otters, ferrets, flamingos, storks, turtles, and several species of snakes. While many of the animals live in semi-wild habitats, others occupy very small cages, which some visitors find disturbing. Arrange your visit to La Estacion de Cria de Fauna and discover more family-friendly attractions in Piriapolis using our Piriapolis trip site.
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  • Not far from Piriapolis, stand a mountain-hill with a big cross named 'cerro Pan de Azucar' At the foot of the hill there is a 'zoo' where multiple Uruguayan native animals are protected. The flora...  more »
  • a place where most animals are free; you can touch ñandu and the word's biggest rodent: capibara  more »
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