Bioparc de Doue-la-Fontaine, Doue-la-Fontaine

#1 of 265 in Outdoors in Pays de la Loire
Must see · Nature / Wildlife Tour · Other
Out of the 55 species of animals at Bioparc de Doue-la-Fontaine, more than 43 are listed as threatened species, with nine of those species considered to be critically endangered. Leap into Leopard Canyon for a look at rare leopards housed in an environment that largely mimics bamboo forests and snow of the Himalayas. Visit the only aviary in the world where Andean condors can fly, then visit the South American exhibit with spider monkeys, giant otters, spectacled bears, tamarins, and maned wolves. Head to the Asian continent to spot a Sumatran tiger and the white-handed gibbon primates. Your admission price helps ensure their long-term survival in captivity. PutBioparc de Doue-la-Fontaine into our Doue-la-Fontaine route tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Visiting anywhere during these times is stressful and after going to a larger zoo earlier this month I was terrified of a repeat of that very stressful experience, thankfully it was an all together...  more »
  • I didn't consider myself a 'zoo person' until the Bioparc completely changed my mind. We arrived early and had pre-booked tickets so it was all quite quiet for a while. The zoo is divided into...  more »
  • No doubt..this is one of a kind. Very well done. The site has been developed around the needs of each species. You can tell the organization cares about keeping the Park well maintained. The animals were not so active with the heat wave so it's better to go on the morning.
  • Great zoo, many animals and a chance to see up close without glass or fences between. Lots of shade, nice air circulation in the covered areas and well signaled. Restaurant area with grilled food and set menu: small portions but good food, better than average in these places.

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