Zoo of Jurques

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More than 650 animals are in this park that is 17 hectares wide.

The zoo is organized along several axes:
- Children's Corner, with the mini farm, the space healer, the zoolympique stage, the area of games and the school of the zoo,
- The Plains and thematic zoo, with the African plains, South American and Australian, the maki catta park, the mountains of Africa, the jungle parrots, the islands of monkeys,
- Animals of Africa, giraffes, zebras, lions, servals, porcupines, baboons, meerkats, cheetahs and of course the emblematic animal of the zoo, the white lion ,
- Animals of Madagascar, with red maki or Macao ones, and with the whistlings,
- Animals of Asia, with the tigers of Siberia, panthers, otters, snowy owls,
- Animals of South America, with many varieties of birds, iguanas and boa constrictor,
- Animals of North America and Europe, with cougars, owls, raccoons and prairie dogs,
- Animals of Australia, with emeux, wallaby, shellfish or cocoa rosalbin.

This list is obviously not exhaustive.

Parc Zoologique de Jurques, 14260 La Butte, Jurques

Jurques is located at 20 minutes of Caen, via the highway A84, sortie 42.

Jurques : N 49°01'07'', O 00°44'28''

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The zoo is open according to the schedule available here.

Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.

The zoo organizes events such as:
- Contact with snakes,
- The meal of penguins,
- The land of wolves,
- The taste of lemurs
Finally, it is to note that the zoo open from 8:00 p.m. to midnight from the 28th to the 31st of July, 2011, to discover the night life of animals.
We hope this event will be repeated.

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