State: Federal District
Among the mammals of the Brazilian fauna you can se several endangered species such as golden lion tamarin, black lion tamarin, spider monkeys, ocelot and jaguar. Some African species that can be found in Brasilia Zoo: Addax, elephant, giraffe, wildebeest, lion, oryx, among others. The 1st Brasilia zoo animal was a female Indian-Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) named "Nely". In 1956, President Kubitschek got it as a gift from the Ambassador of India. With the arrival of the pachyderm, began the construction of the Zoo, which opened a year later ... At the time, as the capital was still under construction, the zoo was the only place of entertainment and leisure for the laborers.
Open : 9am-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 (61) 3445-7043
Address: Jardim Zoologico de Brasília, Av. das Nações Via L 4 Sul Brasília, Brazil
Where to finde the Park:
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 1982 and 2007 they had theire anniversarrys. Have they made any books on this occassion?