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Yakutsk Zoo Orto Doidu

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Yakutsk, Yakutsk 677010, Russia
+7 411 222-52-59
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Take a trip on a local bus and enjoy the adventure

We traveled to the zoo by local bus from Yakutsk. We found the public transportation in Russia to... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Andrew M
A rather sad place

Animals live in small cages which is a bit sad. To be fair, the zoo lacks money for maintenance... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
New_Raki_Man
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Bothwell, Australia
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“musk ox” (2 reviews)
“golden eagle” (2 reviews)
“polar bear” (2 reviews)
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Yakutsk, Yakutsk 677010, Russia
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We traveled to the zoo by local bus from Yakutsk. We found the public transportation in Russia to be very cheap and efficient, and Yakutsk was no exception. The local bus station is located at 24 Oktyabr'skaya Strret. it may be reached by walking from...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Animals live in small cages which is a bit sad. To be fair, the zoo lacks money for maintenance. . Good selection of Arctic birds and aminals. Its 50 km from Yakutsk but buses run regularly from the bus station

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I've visited the place throughout last few years consecutive. Overall it's very pleasing to see quality of life of animals getting better and better. I'd appreciate if it could turn into somewhat Singapore zoo style in future, but i can see that effort is there....More

Thank Максим О
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

It's a small zoo, the most northern in the world with quite some local animals, including polar bears (they had a cub the time we were there). Some albinos where there as well (Peacock, crow). Wolves, bear, foxes, elks, reindeers, Yaks and other animals.

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

I saw lot of birds and animals that can survive in the cold. Some of these animals are the Brown bear, Reindeer, Polar bear, Grey wolf, Golden eagle etc. Yakutsk Zoo Orto Doidu is a zoo that you must visit.

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Reviewed 14 April 2015

I visited this zoo several times (with family, with friends). Yakut mythology posits the existence of three worlds: the Upper world, where lives higher beings, the Middle world – populated by people and animals, and the Lower world – evil spirits (abaahys). This zoo symbolizes...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2014

There was a huge range of animals and birds with of course a great offering of those found within Yakutia and Siberia. Some of the sizes of the cages relative to the sizes of the animals could be questioned and would appear not a lot...More

1  Thank thesmdm
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