This "zoo" was very small, and fairly unkempt. The animals did not appear to be abused, but they were certainly neglected and could do with better habitats. This was a time killer... read more
The Zoo and Botanical Garden National Simon Bolivar, in Costa Rica, is the...
The Zoo and Botanical Garden National Simon Bolivar, in Costa Rica, is the traditional zoo in the country. It is located in an area of 2 acres in downtown San Jose, embellishing the capital city thanks to the reforestation of forest cover. It has 300 individuals from 60 different species, most belonging to the Costa Rican biodiversity.
Currently works facility improvements are made, in particular animal enclosures and hiking path visitors.
It has the most advanced clinical veterinary healthcare Costa Rica, as well as preparation of safe food to provide quality food for all individuals living in the park.
It also has the most comprehensive program of environmental education in the country, aimed at pre-school, primary and secondary. Promotes processes of scientific research institutions and national and international universities.
The animals found at the Zoo are seizures made by government authorities or voluntary surrenders, which by their condition and not be returned to nature.