Gallery: Buenos Aires’ Bioparque Temaikén Boasts the Largest Aviary in ...

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Here at Inhabitat we prefer seeing animals roam wild and free, but for species at risk, rescued from the black market, or born under captivity, a well-looked-after biopark is not a bad home. Less than an hour away from Buenos Aires' capital is Bioparque Temaikén, a luscious green space that opened in 2002 and holds around 200 species that live comfortably in a replica of their natural environment. We recently took a tour with Temaikén´s Architectural Manager Guillermo Musante, who kindly showed us the fantastic open-air Aviary and talked about the park's aims: to preserve, investigate, and promote good care of local animals and plants while contributing to kids' education.

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