Emperor Valley Zoo

Local nameEmperor Valley Zoo
LocationMaraval, Trinidad and Tobago

The Emperor Valley Zoo abbreviated "EVZ" is the biggest zoo in Trinidad and Tobago. It is located North of the Queen's Park Savannah and West of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Port of Spain.

The zoo was first opened on 8 November 1952 by Governor Sir Hubert Rance. At that time, there were 10 cages containing 127 animals, mainly indigenous species. It now has a collection of over 2300 individuals and over 200 species.

The zoo was named after the large, blue Emperor or Morpho butterfly which once frequented the valley in which the zoo is situated. It covers 7.2 acres.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Valley_Zoo

Coordinates 10°40'31.853" N -61°30'59.283" E

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