Fundacao Zoo-Botanica

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City: Belo Horizonte

Country: Brazil

State: Minas Gerais

Opend 1959 



Species 250



The Zoo-Botanic Foundation of Belo Horizonte (BH-FZB) is considered the second largest public green area of the city. They are 144 hectares of forest in the cerrado, in Pampulha. The FZB also houses the Zoo, the Botanical Garden of Belo Horizonte and the Ecological Park of Pampulha. The Foundation has over a thousand animals of 250 different species from Asia, Africa and Europe. It is possible to see a butterfly, which shows the life cycle of butterflies and a nursery with two thousand copies of different colors. Since 2010 the garden also has an aquarium. At the Botanical Garden, one learns about the rise of the Earth from the plants. There are greenhouses with representations of the Atlantic forest and savanna, and squares and gardens of medicinal and aromatic plants, bromeliads and palm trees.

Service given


Open : Tuesday-Sunday 8.30am-5pm

Entrace fee: Yes

For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea

Food: The Zoo has a place where you can get a snack


Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the zoo on your homepage







Phone number (31) 3277-7100
Address: FUNDAÇÃO ZOO-BOTÂNICA , Av. Dr Otacílio Negrão Lima, 8000 - Pampulha  Belo Horizonte - MG, 31365-450, Brazil






Where to finde the Park:

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I don't have any guides of this zoo. Does any body know if they made any guides? And where I can get those?


In the years 1984 and 2009 they had theire anniversarrys. Have they made any books on this occassion?
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