The reality is that we are in the rain forest. Even in the Belize Zoo, animals will be animals. The Tapir is the National Animal of Belize & sometimes may have a wild way of greeting you.
Sometimes visiting the local zoo can be a great warm up for the actual rain forest when you are traveling with a family. This will let you and your kids can get up close and personal with animals in a slightly more controlled environment.
Belize Eco Tourism