With a total area of 136 thousand square meters that includes a lake, zoology museum, library and amphitheater, the Quinzinho de Barros Municipal Zoological Park in Sorocaba has been a shelter for 1,200 animals for more than 50 years.
Since 1968, the park provides an opportunity for visitors to experience a new universe, which combines fun with knowledge. According to the zoo's biologist, the most consumed foods are ration.
There are about five tons of rations and supplements per month, two tons of meat and 700 pounds of fish. Fruits, vegetables and eggs are received weekly amounting to approximately ten tons per month.Places nearby:
Mercado Municipal Sorocaba: The chestnut haven of Brazil 2 km / 1 mi
Bosque dos Jequitibas: Oldest and Largest Leisure Areas in the City 77 km / 48 mi
Parque Portugal: A Large Municipal Sports and Entertainment Park 80 km / 49 mi
Amantikir Park Campos do Jordao's Beautiful Maze and Gardens 203 km / 126 mi
Ducha de Prata: the manmade fall in the land of Amazon 209 km / 130 mi