Experience wildlife and nature at the Manila Zoo
Average Price: $ 1 per person
Manila Zoo philippines has 832 animals and 100 species as of year 2007. The zoo's most popular resident is Mali, an Asian elephant who arrived at the zoo as an orphaned calf.It serves as one of the educational centers in the country where the viewing public can observe, discover and learn interesting facts about the beauty of Philippine fauna and flora. Manila Zoo has a land area of 5.5 hectares and has a current population of about 500 animals. There are 106 species, among which are 30 different kinds of mammals, 63 reptile species and 13 types of birds. In addition to popular zoo occupants such as elephant, tigers lions and the hippos, Manila Zoo also houses several endemic and indigenous species of animals like the bearcat, long-talied macaques and crocodiles. With a good mix of education and entertainment purposes, the Manila Zoo does its best to appeal to everyone. There is also a kinder zoo inside the manila zoo philippines. Spanning almost six hectares, the Manila Zoo and Botanical Garden houses over 800 animals and various plant and tree species. Built in 1959, it stands as Asia's first, largest and oldest zoo. For a P40-admission fee (P20 for kids; half if you're a Manila resident), you get to see all those wonderful creatures and enjoy fun-filled activities such as boating, picture taking in photobooths and shopping for eclectic souvenirs.