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Kitee Zoo, Kitee

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#4 of 16 in Outdoors in North Karelia
Kitee Zoo, located in Kitee, Finland is the fourth biggest zoo in the country. It was opened in 1996 and has over 50 animal species. There are Finnish animals, such as bears and lynxes, as well as more exotic animals. It has the only yaks in Finland. Some of the animals at the zoo include adder, Arctic fox, badger, bear, black grouse, chickens, chinchillas, chipmunks, common quail, eagle owl, emu, fox, geese, gerbils, goats, grey partridge, guinea pigs, hamsters, lynx, mallard, mink, mute swan, northern goshawk, Norway lemming, ostrich, peafowl, pigs, polecat, pony, rabbits, raccoon dog, reindeer, sheep, slow worm, turkeys, white-tailed deer, wild boar, wolverine, and wood grouse.
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  • A beautiful landscaped Zoo with spacious enclosures for the local wildlife. However, the entry is quite expensive: €10 to 12 years, otherwise 13 / person.
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  • Good zoo for adults and children, well-groomed pets. Handsome alpaca. Good clean.
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  • If you are tired to see animals between concrete or glass wall and you consider animals as well should have their space, then this is the place for you and your family. Everything looks rather like gr...  more »
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  • Really cool Zoo. Must to visit if you're in this region. A lot of animals of northern region with big dedicated areas.
  • Good place but little expensive.
  • We saw the reviews of this zoo and thought we'd visit while renting a cottage nearby. Some of the animals seemed very distressed, especially the lonesome deer and the pacing lynx. Even the elk, Finnish hirvi, was alone and without any interest in its enclosure. All in all a poor place. This is in stark contrast to our previous visit to Ähtäri Zoo, which is not, admittedly nearby but has well kept animals including a lively sloth of bears.
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  • Animals is a lot of and visibility is good. In General, animals thrive in the open air and on display. The paths are also at a good level. Unfortunately, the price level is high and even costly. Apparently ulkomaanturistit to raise prices quite a bit and rely on the number of visitors to remain the same from one year to the next. In the summer a great place and if you forget about the pricing, so you should go see what all the animal park you can find. The location is, I think, a good and isontien along the way. 👍
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