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Welcome to the Ragunan Zoo!

Day 5

Day 5:

7:00 am morning start... ugh... who's brainy idea was this?

First things first had our fill of coffee then had breakfast, and out the door to our awaiting taxi that was taking us to the Ragunan Zoo just south in Jakarta.

By the way the Taxi's here are very small but can seat 2 people. Mechelle says it's like taking your life in your own hands...!
Ashley and I don't mind.

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Some information on the zoo originally had started in 1864 and was referred to as the Vereneging Plantenen Dierentuin it is about 135 hectares of land, it holds 550 tropical plants and animal species.

They also have a program where they breed endangered species such as the Sumataran Tiger, Komodo Dragon, and a Dwarf Buffalo

The entrance fee was a little bit surprising it was only 3.000 rupiah plus 200 rupiah insurance, total 3.200 which is about 50 cents USD.
Also, you will have to pay an additional fee of 5.000 rupiah for the Primate Ape section, but well worth it...!

Since we spent most of the day here we enjoyed having lunch as well as purchasing some snacks.
Just an F.Y.I you cannot bring drinks or food into the Primate Ape section.

This place was just mind blowing. So big and amazing at how many species of animals and plants the Ragunan Zoo can hold.

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Posted by Indonesia_ 16:06 Archived in Indonesia

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What is the zoo doing to protect these endangered species?

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