ZOO Lujan, Lujan

3.7
#1 of 10 in Things to do in Lujan
Pundits remain strongly divided about ZOO Lujan, often referred to as the "extreme petting zoo" or the "world's most dangerous zoo." Fans rave about the experience of getting up close to, and even touching, some of the world's most dangerous and majestic predators, especially lions and tigers. Animal rights activists slam the attraction, accusing staff of drugging the animals to make them more placid during their interactions with visitors. If you do decide to visit, take extreme care and remember to treat the animals with respect. To visit ZOO Lujan and other attractions in Lujan, use our Lujan online trip maker .
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  • I went with great emotion to the zoo, because I love animals, but it broke my heart to see how the Tigers and lions are in a space so small, is incredible, toucans and other birds with a small space to "fly" seriously than sadness , an elephant with a small portion of land and keeping it there just for some pictures, lion babies treated as dolls and just forgive the redundancy for photos! incredible is where one can reach to access only that! I do not understand how can have good grades if even in that space I feel desperate (fun for us, for the poor animal abuse)
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  • A lot of people say that animals are doped. Can you guarantee that? No! Animals (Lions, Tigers) live with dogs and apparently are conditioned to be docile. They are sleepy, but I can't say that are doped, since we know that cats have nocturnal habits. To take pictures with animals, handlers rules must be followed. To reach the site, closed with an uber you know (1800 pesos), give 1 hour drive. You can go hiking or even by bus. The entrance is 500 pesos (+/-90 dollars).
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  • From the entrance to the Zoo you can see that they use animals simply to economic profit. Besides being ugly and small cages have 4 or 5 Tigers inside them which clearly shows the lack of care and responsibility by the Zoo. It is very sad to see how they use these animals for profit. Zero preferred
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  • Contrary to the idea, the zoo is not a huge one... But the best thing about it is you can take pictures with tigers and Lions and can touch and feed other animals too... Overall a great experience indeed.
  • The zoo is quite odd, but I loved getting to pet the big cats!
  • I hope one day all these people who gave 5 stars and give money for this animal abuse and exploitation institution come out from their giant buble of ignorance and understands that this is a crime. And I really hope they understand that they are responsible for that abuse with these poor animals just to feed their stupid vanity and futility. See magnificent wild animal been treated as a domestic pet is sad, not natural and an abuse for their nature. If you like to see it you DON'T LIKE ANIMALS AT ALL. You are just a giant selfish ignorant who is financing an animal abuse crime!
  • Lovely animals, very clean place nice restaurant, delicious food
  • zoo is to flee. It drug of the animals, attaches them to chains for the pleasure of sadists. Flee this zoo! Or condone animal maltreatment

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