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[[File:LagoZancudo1.jpg|thumb|312px|Lago Zancudo seen from the [[Great Ocean Highway]].]]
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[[File:LagoZancudo-GTAV-River.jpg|thumb|275px|Advertisement for the Zancudo River.]]
{{quote|Wonderful wildlife haven to some, mosquito-infested swamp to others, you'll either love or hate the Lago Zancudo wetlands.|GTA V Manual}}[[File:LagoZancudo-GTAV-River.jpg|thumb|Advertisement for the Zancudo River.]]
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'''Lago Zancudo''', which translates as '''Zancudo Lake''', is an undeveloped area located in [[Los Santos County]] in the state of [[San Andreas in HD Universe|San Andreas]] within [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. Its slogan is "Bringing a Taste of Mexico to the U.S.A."
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{{Quote|Wonderful wildlife haven to some, mosquito-infested swamp to others, you'll either love or hate the Lago Zancudo wetlands.|GTA V manual.}}
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'''Lago Zancudo''', which translates as '''Zancudo Lake''', is an undeveloped area located in [[Los Santos County]] in the state of [[San Andreas in HD Universe|San Andreas]] within [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. Its slogan is "Bringing a Taste of [[Mexico]] to the [[United States of America|U.S.A]]."
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
Gifted to the State of San Andreas in [[1941]], Lago Zancudo was formerly a [[wp:Jetty|jetty]] used by locals for trading. Since that time, the area has been transformed back to its original wild status, thereby benefitting the local wildlife and enriching the lives of the thousands of visitors every year.
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According to the information board of the Fellowship of Zancudo Wildlife Trust, it was gifted to the [[San Andreas (HD Universe)|State of San Andreas]] in [[1941]], and it was formerly a [[wp:Jetty|jetty]] used by locals for trading. Since that time, the area has been transformed back to its original wild status, thereby benefitting the local wildlife and enriching the lives of the thousands of visitors every year.
   
 
==Characteristics==
 
==Characteristics==
Lago Zancudo is [[wp:Wetland|wetland]] terrain covered with [[wp:Bog|bogs]] and trees. The [[Zancudo River]] runs through it. It borders [[Fort Zancudo]], and is home to wildlife such as [[Birds|birds and]] [[deer]]. The only manmade objects include an old shack where a [[Blazer]] spawns in single player, the bridge from the [[Great Ocean Highway]], and a [[RON]] gas station with a non-enterable [[24/7]]. Take caution: there are two NPCs who can be seen fishing near the water, smoking, or on [[Mobile phone|phones]] and sometimes if provoked or attacked, they will either run away or pull out [[Pistol]]s, and fire at you.
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Lago Zancudo is [[wp:Wetland|wetland]] terrain covered with [[wp:Bog|bogs]] and trees. The [[Zancudo River]] runs through it. It borders [[Fort Zancudo]], and is home to wildlife such as [[Birds|birds]] and [[deer]]. The only manmade objects include an old shack where a [[Blazer]] spawns in single player, the bridge from the [[Great Ocean Highway]], and a [[RON]] gas station with a non-enterable [[24/7]].
   
 
==[[Letter Scraps]]==
 
==[[Letter Scraps]]==
A letter scrap can be found here.
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A letter scrap can be found here, specifically on the side of the river closest to [[Fort Zancudo]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Lago means "lake" in Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish. 
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*Lago means "lake" in [[wp:Portuguese|Portuguese]], [[wp:Italian language|Italian]], and [[wp:Spanish language|Spanish]]
 
*''Zancudo'' is Spanish for a malarial mosquito.
 
*''Zancudo'' is Spanish for a malarial mosquito.
*Though the information board says that the wildlife of Lago Zancudo includes [[wp:Brown bear|brown bears]], [[wp:North American beaver|beavers]], and [[coyote]]s, there are none to be found in the area. 
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*Though the information board says that the wildlife of Lago Zancudo includes [[wp:Brown bear|brown bears]], [[wp:North American beaver|beavers]], and [[coyote]]s, there are none to be found in the area, or in the game at all (except for coyotes, who can be found in Sandy Shores and its surrounding areas).
*Lago Zancudo is also the location where your [[GTA Online Protagonist|character]] respawns in [[Grand Theft Auto Online|online play]] if you are killed in or around [[Fort Zancudo]].  
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*Lago Zancudo is also the location where your [[GTA Online Protagonist|character]] respawns in [[Grand Theft Auto Online|online play]] if you are killed in or around [[Fort Zancudo]].  
*The water in this lake has a unique brownish color, in contrast with the clear color of other bodies of water around the state. 
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*The water in this lake has a unique brownish color, in contrast with the clear color of other bodies of water around the state.
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*[[Varrios Los Aztecas (HD Universe)|Varrios Los Aztecas]] gang member and leader [[Ortega]] lived in a [[Ortega's trailer|riverside trailer]], which was located a few feet away from the river due east. Eventually, [[Trevor Philips|Trevor]], with his [[Bodhi]] truck, pushed it into the river, threatening Ortega.
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*Sometimes, when switching to Trevor, his switch scene involves him driving in his [[Bodhi]] (or possibly another vehicle that the player using Trevor has aquired before switching to Michael and/or Franklin ad then back to Trevor without getting [[wasted]] or [[busted]] as the former two) after another car.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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ZancudoRiver-GTAV-Ad.jpg|Zancudo River promo advertisement.
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LagoZancudo1.jpg|Lago Zancudo seen from the [[Great Ocean Highway]].
 
888-1280.jpg|Lago Zancudo as seen from a [[Mallard]].
 
888-1280.jpg|Lago Zancudo as seen from a [[Mallard]].
lagozancudo2.jpg|Fellowship of Zancudo Wildlife Trust, information board
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lagozancudo2.jpg|Fellowship of Zancudo Wildlife Trust, information board.
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Cropduster-GTAV-front.jpg
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
[[Category:Locations]]
 
[[Category:Locations]]

Latest revision as of 23:41, August 27, 2014

LagoZancudo-GTAV-River

Advertisement for the Zancudo River.

"Wonderful wildlife haven to some, mosquito-infested swamp to others, you'll either love or hate the Lago Zancudo wetlands."
―GTA V manual.

Lago Zancudo, which translates as Zancudo Lake, is an undeveloped area located in Los Santos County in the state of San Andreas within Grand Theft Auto V. Its slogan is "Bringing a Taste of Mexico to the U.S.A."

HistoryEdit

According to the information board of the Fellowship of Zancudo Wildlife Trust, it was gifted to the State of San Andreas in 1941, and it was formerly a jetty used by locals for trading. Since that time, the area has been transformed back to its original wild status, thereby benefitting the local wildlife and enriching the lives of the thousands of visitors every year.

CharacteristicsEdit

Lago Zancudo is wetland terrain covered with bogs and trees. The Zancudo River runs through it. It borders Fort Zancudo, and is home to wildlife such as birds and deer. The only manmade objects include an old shack where a Blazer spawns in single player, the bridge from the Great Ocean Highway, and a RON gas station with a non-enterable 24/7.

Letter ScrapsEdit

A letter scrap can be found here, specifically on the side of the river closest to Fort Zancudo.

TriviaEdit

  • Lago means "lake" in Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish
  • Zancudo is Spanish for a malarial mosquito.
  • Though the information board says that the wildlife of Lago Zancudo includes brown bearsbeavers, and coyotes, there are none to be found in the area, or in the game at all (except for coyotes, who can be found in Sandy Shores and its surrounding areas).
  • Lago Zancudo is also the location where your character respawns in online play if you are killed in or around Fort Zancudo.  
  • The water in this lake has a unique brownish color, in contrast with the clear color of other bodies of water around the state.
  • Varrios Los Aztecas gang member and leader Ortega lived in a riverside trailer, which was located a few feet away from the river due east. Eventually, Trevor, with his Bodhi truck, pushed it into the river, threatening Ortega.
  • Sometimes, when switching to Trevor, his switch scene involves him driving in his Bodhi (or possibly another vehicle that the player using Trevor has aquired before switching to Michael and/or Franklin ad then back to Trevor without getting wasted or busted as the former two) after another car.

GalleryEdit

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