Some scientists spend many years learning about just one breed of animal. For those visitors that may not have the same level of commitment, an afternoon at Santiago Zoo ought to be good enough.
You'll be pleased that you made the journey to its home in Santiago, 740 miles (1,191 kilometer) from Mexico City, the national capital.
If you hope to be within easy reach of the action, you won't be disappointed. There are 2 accommodation options available nearby. The Hospedaje San Andrés and Rancho Ecologico Sol De Mayo, which are located within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Santiago Zoo, are popular with many travelers.