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Not many know these curiosities of the Ecopark

The Ecopark is a place to learn as a family about animal care and natural environments, through educational and recreational experiences.

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The Ecopark of the City of Buenos Aires contributes to the conservation of biodiversity through education and recreation and is a reference family walk in the City of Buenos Aires. In addition, scientific research projects and actions for the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife are also promoted in the space.

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The property has more than 16 hectares for the whole family to enjoy and learn about animal care and natural environments, through educational and recreational experiences.

In recent years, existing preservation programs have been fortified, such as the Andean Condor, the Conservation of Marine Fauna and Birds of Prey. As well as the Genetic Bank and Reproductive Technology Laboratory. Also added was the Conservation of Chaqueña Herpetofauna program dedicated to reptiles and amphibians living in that region of our country.

Conservation actions include tasks related to wildlife rescues at the Wild Animal Rescue Center, which has been saved since 2016 more than 1600 animals.

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On site the city's Zoological Garden functioned since 1888. This allows visitors to show a unique concentration of heritage elements, between buildings, works of art, ornamental fountains, bridges, layouts, among others. All have unique artistic, architectural, technological, economic and symbolic values, forming, together with vegetation, a cultural landscape of historical character unique in the city.


From October 2020, the ecopark runs from Wednesday to Sunday and holidays from 10:00 to 17:00 until the capacity of 500 people is exhausted. To carry out the necessary checks, the entrance is exclusively through the door located in front of Plaza Italia and the exit is by Av. del Libertador and Sarmiento.

Upon entry, staff take the temperature to each visitor using a non-physical contact infrared laser thermometer, which should be less than 37.5°C. Visitors have 70% gel alcohol and/or alcohol and sanitizing carpets were placed for shoe disinfection. The use of the flapoca is mandatory to access the property.

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The partial route offered has a single sense of circulation (from Plaza Italia to Av. del Libertador) following the route of the signage indicated both on floor and on signage. A minimum distance between people on a walk of 5 meters must be respected and the signposted viewpoints can be accessed, keeping the distance of 2 meters.

It is important to note that this is a partial visit to the park as part of the park is still closed. In addition, educational postas, guided tours, children's games are not available to avoid crowds.

Source and Photographs: Ente de Turismo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Publication Date: 02/01/2021

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