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Domaine(s) : Zoos, Farms & Vivariums

Region : Pays de la Loire


Natur'Zoo shows more than 200 animals among 50 species, with for example:
- Birds, such as:
- White storks and cranes of Japan,
- Sacred ibis and scarlet ibis,
- Several species of macaws and cockatoos,
- Ostriches and emeux,

- Carnivores such as:
- Baribals (black bears),
- Wolves of the Tundra, of the Arctic and of Europe,
- Lions of Angola,
- Bengal tigers,

- Herbivores, such as:
- Watussi,
- Camels,
- Alpacas,
- Porcupines,
- Bennett wallabies,
- Giraffes,

- Some primates, such as:
- White-bellied spider monkeys,
- Squirrel monkeys,
- Capuchins ,
- Several species of lemurs,

- Reptiles:
- Florida turtles and giant tortoises,
- Bbearded dragons,

- The Mini farm


Two hours allow you to enjoy most of areas of the zoo.
It is open on the schedule accessible by clicking here. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


Natur'Zoo participates to preservation programs.
Very often, the animals that you will be able to see are endangered species.
This is why this zoo has two main actions:
- Presservation in situ (in the natural behavior),
- Preservation in parks.


85200 Le Gros Roc, Mervent, Vendee

Natur'Zoo is located in the biggest national forest of Vendee.

Mervent is located between Niord and La Roche-sur-Yon at the North of the hiwghway A83.

From Niort, take the Avenue of Nantes to the North-West direction Benet & Fontenay-le-Comte (D648 and then D148).
Then, from downtown of Fontenay-le-Comte, the simplest is to take the street Andre Traqueau to the North, direction Les Moriennes, then Pissote. Continue full North with the street of Saumur then the road "route du Bocage".
At The Lac (before Fourchaud), take to the right (to the Est hence) the D99 until Mervent.

If you arrive from the highway A83, take the exit 7.1 if you come from the West, or take the exit 8 if you come from the Est.
Then, reach Fontenay-le-Comte then follow the way described here upper.

For information, Fontenay-le-Comte is at 11 km from Mervent (about 13 minutes).

N 46°30'40'', O 00°44'46''

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