"Zoo Lourosa" Feira Things to Do Tip by RuiPT

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Parque Ornitológico de Lourosa (Zoo Lourosa) was founded in 1990 and privately owned until 2000. Since early 2001, the zoo is run by a company ("Feira Viva, Cultura e Desporto) founded by the Municipality. The zoo grounds, both visitor and off-visitor premises, currently consists of 20,000 m2, however an additional 12,000 m2 has been acquired for possible future expansion. The zoological collection of Zoo Lourosa consists of only bird species. The collection has some interesting and rare such as hornbills, curassows, pheasants and pigeons. Their vision is to become a fundamental place of both national and international importance at the level of conservation of wildlife and education of communities, through the ever-increasing creation of entertainment and cultural opportunities. Opens: Mar-Oct 09 to 18h; Nov-Feb 09 to 17h; Closes Monday, Easter, Christmas and New Years Day; Fee 2,5?

Address: Rua do Parque 4535-071 Lourosa
Directions: Located in Lourosa, a parish of Santa Maria Feira, just a few kms of the city centre
Phone: +351 22 745 98 22
Website: http://www.zoolourosa.com/

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