French Guiana: Guiana Zoo

A rather nice zoo/natural park near Cayenne set on a large track of jungle. Only local fauna of French Guiana represented, including some very rare and unique mammal and bird species. Two awesome jaguars roamed in a massive natural enclosure, dozen species of monkeys, two types of peccaries (wild pigs), three species of cayman, and more cats – ocelots, pumas, black jaguars, jaguarundi. Parrots of all sizes and toucans were practically screaming over your head. Interestingly wild animals (monkeys, birds, snakes) can be see outside the gated area and interacted with their captive brethren.