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El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden

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El Valle de Anton, Panama
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USD 229.99*
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Day Trip to Anton Valley: Hiking, Hot Springs and Nispero Zoo
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USD 150.00*
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Anton Valley and Nispero Zoo Day Trip from Panama City
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USD 80.00*
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Day Trip to El Valle Anton from Panama City
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  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
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“golden frog” (57 reviews)
“big cats” (3 reviews)
El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small zoo with not so many animals but it is beautifully landscaped and the frog display is quite impressive.

Thank sheboygannancy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far the worst place for animals! No food for them!!! They sell rabbits for eating in a zoo!!! Disgaracefull!

Thank tzufitn
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place should be shut down. No water. Animals are not well. Cages so small the animals can hardly move around. Facilities are disgraceful. Not much love around this place. Do not waste your money nor give them your money to keep them going. Why...More

Thank Schipblack
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This zoo is an absolute disgrace. We were horrified to see beautiful birds of prey in small dirty cages, a prarie dog on its own in a cage pacing up and down gong insane. Any human prison using those conditions would be closed down. And...More

Thank mazeroodles
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

No sloth or golden frogs as advertised. It's ok for five dollars and something to do but don't expect much. The birds are pretty cool but everything is caged in sad cages.

Thank barbara j
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The surrounding area is beautiful and it's nice to walk around but the cages were too small for the animals.

Thank Coronado55
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The story behind the international effort to rescue the Golden Frog (Rina Dorada) from extinction is the saving grace here. It's ground zero for when scientists first noticed the massive die off. Only 40 frogs remained. But thanks to hard work and breeding in zoos...More

Thank Over60Nomad
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Set in a beautiful rainforest and plant nursery one will find small cages with various birds, amphibians and some interesting mammals. Highlights: jaguars, tapirs, poison dart frogs. The natural setting is beautiful and even though we were caught in a huge rainstorm we still enjoyed...More

Thank chisocbutterfly
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I was surprised to see so many different animals in what I thought was only a golden frog zoo. They had many different species of animals including various birds, snakes, pumas, turtles, and so on .... Check out flower garden as well! Entrance fee is...More

Thank Lubabah H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

So happy with this zoo We have been to zoos all over the world, there are so many that are so much worse! This is not a 'classy, elegant' zoo, nor should you expect one. For the resources that they have, it is really nice....More

Thank wade376
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Response from lambkin21 |
What do you mean by confiscated by the Government please? thanks Kathy