The animals of the São Paulo Zoo also receive gifts this Friday 24 Christmas Eve. Visitors to the park will be able to closely follow the deliveries and observe the animals’ reactions until 4 p.m.
The party started on Thursday 23 when more than 140 animals received their first Christmas presents.
Bags, boxes, baskets and Christmas stockings were offered as well as boats and wreaths with colorful fruits and oilseeds chestnuts almonds walnuts pistachios etc.
The zoo is home to over 1,700 animals, but so far they have won gifts orangutan Samson chimpanzees elephants rhinos giraffes lion tamarins muriquis lions and lionesses tigers Jaguar tapir Spectacled bear.
Sea lion giant anteaters anteater brocket deer Guara wolf wild pig monkeys meerkats coatis giant tortoises seriema toucans araçari species of whitebanded woodpecker toucan and macaws among others
The São Paulo Zoo, Safari Zoo and Botanical Gardens will normally be open on December 25 and January 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The ticket offices are open from 900h to 400h. On December 24 and 31, the parks will be open from 900h to 400h. The counters from 400h will close at 300h. Tickets for the zoo can be purchased in advance.
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