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A tropical woodland in Fuengirola Bioparc Zoo

Bioparc is different to any other zoo.
It’s a zoo that other zoo’s worldwide should model. The ideals of the founders of this zoo are based on respect for nature and the preservation of natural species.
Walking through Bioparc Fuengirola, one sees beautiful recreational spaces made to be as similar as the animal’s natural habitat. It is said that “visitors are stepping inside a true documentary of the deepest tropical woodlands”. 
As many would argue today; “there is today no ethical sense in keeping wild animals in captivity unless this helps to preserve their species in the natural world.”
In our opinion the “baobab” tree, in the centre of the zoo, lays down the ideology and setting of the zoo. It has been proven to be one the largest artificial trees in world, at 25m in height. Also known to be a national landmark or the city in resides in, Fuengirola.
Bioparc first opened its doors to house “species whose reproduction was of utmost importance.”
Today the main aim of Bioparc is to habitat Threatened Species featured on the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).

A total of 130 different species and over 1400 individual animals are now in residence, including white tigers! A large variety of birds, mammals, reptiles.

Bioparc Zoo Fuengirola

Jungle clearing & Summer nights
“The Jungle Clearing exhibition of birds and mammals aims to bring visitors a little closer to certain animals of the tropical forests. This is a pioneering exhibition within Spain, being the first to bring together terrestrial mammals and birds in the same place and at the same time.”
During summer months, July and August, Bioparc opens it’s doors until midnight to present Jungle shows about the different species and their conservation, often followed by atmospheric dance shows of native tribes.

Bioparc have received international recognition and special awards from EASA (European Association of Zoos and Aquaria), cooperating with more than 35 European Endangered Species Breeding Programmes.

“Since it opened in 2001, the park has been a byword for quality in every aspect. This species conservation centre currently receives more visitors than any other animal park in Andalusia, establishing its position as a one of the landmarks and unmissable attractions of the Costa del Sol.”
You can also find a Bioparc zoo in Valencia, north of Spain.

Contact information
www.bioparcfuengirola.es

Address
Avda. Camilo José Cela, 6-8
29640 Fuengirola
Málaga Spain
Phones
(+34) 952 666 301
(+34) 952 586 892

info@bioparcfuengirola.es

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Zoo Bioparc Fuengirola