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El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden

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El Valle de Anton, Panama
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  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“golden frog” (57 reviews)
“small zoo” (15 reviews)
“frog exhibit” (12 reviews)
El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Nice selection of animals for this small zoo. Great for all ages. You can walk through all exhibits in an hour. Affordable price.

Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

El Nispero started out being a private collection of animals by the owner; soon people began bring wounded or misplaced animals, and from there it grew into what it is today. There are all kinds, from Peacocks to Parakeets, miscellaneous monkeys, big cats such as...More

Thank hortiq
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Good value for money, but zoo is lacking in quality and conditions for some animals is very poor. Could be a really great place with some work, but run down, dirty and falling apart. However, worthwhile for the price.

Thank James Q
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I enjoy checking out zoos and find that the smaller the zoo the closer you can get to the animals. This zoo and garden was no exception. I was amazed at the number of birds that were in the zoo. It is very small, and...More

Thank ddbelize
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Horrible. The animals are kept in really tiny cages. I read in the reviews that I shouldnt go... why didnt I listen?? Its possible to see these animals in other places! DONT GO HERE!! really Horrible experience and I felt so bad for the animals...More

2  Thank Kaos M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely zoo considering it is a charity and not funded by Panama. A great range of animals, ranging from Polish chickens to sloths and a range of birds. The chickens, ducks and other little farm animals were running free throughout the Zoo, which made it...More

Thank kornelia00
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I'm not a huge fan of zoos but this was included in our full day tour. We did love the frog exhibit.

Thank AnneLondon_11
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Most of the animals we saw were in dirty, barren cages. The raccoon exhibited extreme stress by manically darting back and forth in front of the cage cars. The two jaguars were in a barren cage with no visible shelter and simply lay there staring...More

3  Thank John J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I was horrified by this experience. I found it really depressing.So many animals kept in very small cages so humans can gawk at them! Pacing too and fro was a common sight - typical 'caged behaviour'. Many birds, such as the ostrich, had almost no...More

2  Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Well, I can only say: don't visit this place. I really don't know why we finally went there. There wasn't really anything good to show to our children and the only educational purpose this visit at the end had, was to show the kids that...More

2  Thank GeckoTrail
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Response from lambkin21 |
What do you mean by confiscated by the Government please? thanks Kathy