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Petencito Zoo

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Petencito Zoo

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Lake Peten Itza 4km from Santa Elena, Flores 17001 Guatemala
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Steve J wrote a review Jul 2020
Halifax, Canada86 contributions17 helpful votes
This was an interesting way to be able to view animals from this region in a natural setting and was especially interesting in that they were rescued animals.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Rachel B wrote a review Jan 2020
Denver, Colorado41 contributions7 helpful votes
A short boat ride from Flores and great for a 1-2 hour outing. All of the animals have been rescued and are being rehabilitated. Not a lot of signage or interpretation, but all the animals are happy and well taken care of.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Greg N wrote a review Dec 2019
Prince George, Canada71 contributions31 helpful votes
This zoo was perhaps once much grander, I can't be sure. I say it has potential, for if someone put time and money into managing these forlorn animals and their environment better, it would be a wonderful sanctuary. The beasts seem fairly comfortable (when you see them), but their environment is not natural or even much of a simulation of their natural environment. I think they need more space to roam about. Still, it's always nice to see wild animals, even if they're not really wild any more.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Rick M wrote a review Sep 2019
Oneonta, New York652 contributions171 helpful votes
We took a team here and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there - we enjoyed the shade for the mostpart!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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TDWolsey wrote a review Jun 2019
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California92 contributions45 helpful votes
I am concerned about the quality of care in many zoos, but the animals here seemed well-cared for and content. The many interesting critters from Central America were certainly worth a visit. Start on the little island, then cross the pontoon bridge to the larger part of the zoo. You can grab a launch for around Q200 at many points on Flores or Sta Elaina.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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