El Pinar Zoo and its collection

El Pinar Zoo

El Parque Zoológico El Pinar holds the distinction of being the first zoo in Caracas. It was inaugurated on August 13, 1945, under the presidency of Isaías Medina Angarita. This historical significance adds to the charm of the zoo, making it a notable destination for tourists interested in the city's history and wildlife.

"Environmental Brigade" Program at El Parque Zoológico El Pinar

El Parque Zoológico El Pinar runs a program called the "Environmental Brigade". This program is made up of young people who are passionate about animal care and their habitats. They act as park guides, assisting visitors and ensuring that everyone complies with the park's rules. This initiative not only promotes environmental awareness but also enhances the visitor experience.

Animal Diversity at El Parque Zoológico El Pinar

El Parque Zoológico El Pinar is home to a diverse range of animals. Visitors can see jaguars, pumas, peacocks, ducks, capuchin monkeys, goats, and even a donkey, which is part of an endangered species. The zoo's commitment to conservation and animal care is evident in its diverse animal population.

Recycling Center at El Parque Zoológico El Pinar

El Parque Zoológico El Pinar is committed to environmental sustainability, as evidenced by its recycling center. The center has five points within the park's facilities for the placement of aluminum and plastic objects. The products obtained from this recycling process are invested back into the park for improvements. This initiative underscores the park's commitment to environmental conservation.

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El Pinar Zoo
Av. Guzmán Blanco

Visitor information El Pinar Zoo

Opening hours

Monday Closed
8:00 – 17:00
8:00 – 17:00
8:00 – 17:00
8:00 – 17:00
8:00 – 17:00
8:00 – 17:00




Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

Av. Guzmán Blanco, Caracas

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