There are many kinds of zoos in the world, but due to environmental damage, narrow habitat and other reasons, more and more animals have become rare animals. So if you want to see these animals, where should you play with them? Here is a list of the most worthwhile zoos in the world. Take advantage of the holiday to have an intimate trip with animals when you have time~
- London Zoo
London Zoo is the oldest zoo in the world. The garden opened on April 27, 1828. At first, the animals in the park were the research objects of scientists; Later, it was opened to the public in 1847. Covering an area of 36 acres, it now collects 755 animal species in the UK, including 16802 individuals, with the largest collection in the UK. The London Zoo is not only the oldest zoo in the world, but also the first reptile museum was built in 1849, the public aquarium was opened in 1853, the first insect museum was built in 1881, and the world's first children's zoo was built in 1938. In addition, the first comprehensive frog protection center in 2007 was also open to the public.
Address: London, UK
- Philadelphia Zoo
Philadelphia Zoo is located at 3400 Girard Ave on the west bank of the Schuylkill River in the south of Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. It is the oldest zoo in North America, that is, the oldest zoo in the United States. It covers an area of 42 acres and has more than 1300 kinds of animals, including primates, reptiles, amphibians, birds and other animals. Some are rare and endangered animals, and zoos are open all year round. In every special place in Philadelphia, there will be a sign with the words "The first zoo in the United States was founded in 1859 for education, protection, research and breeding purposes".
Address: Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Belgian Paradise Zoo
The zoo is located in Brugelette, Eno Province, Wallon District (French-speaking area) of the Kingdom of Belgium, covering a total area of 55 hectares. It was started in 1992 and completed the construction of the main park and opened to the public in 1994. The park replicates the features of many countries and has theme areas such as Thailand, Indonesia, Spain and Africa. It is not only a miniature biological world, but also a cultural and folk village in Shenzhen. The wild animals in the park are among the best in Europe, especially birds, with more than 300 species.
Address: Brussels, Belgium
- Malaysia National Zoo
The National Zoo and Aquarium of Malaysia is located in the suburb of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, with an area of 17 hectares. There are more than 200 kinds of animals from all over the world in the tropical rainforest. It is a scene of flood and famine, which is very interesting. There are small trains for children in the park. There are more than 80 kinds of marine and freshwater organisms in the aquarium, as well as darkroom equipment to provide a suitable living environment for deep-water fish. There are many specimens and models in the museum, such as lobster growth process specimens and various shell specimens. The exhibits are very rich.
- Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo was founded in 1931. The biggest feature here is the artificial simulation of natural habitat, so that animals have a sense of returning to nature! Nothing is more comfortable than here. For example, the elephant has an artificial waterfall on its site for bathing; Both snakes and lizards live in trees; Monkeys and bears have their own mountains; There is no barbed wire where all kinds of harmless animals live. There is only a simple fence, and customers can also touch it from zero distance. It's very considerate. There are many kinds of animals in the zoo, including black rhinoceros, giraffes, elephants, lions, tigers, reptiles and birds. The zoo has built bat caves, and bats can fly freely around tourists.
Address: Colchester, Essex, England
- Phoenix Zoo
Phoenix Zoo in the United States, also known as Phoenix Zoo. It is the largest non-profit zoo in the United States, founded by Robert Mattel in 1962. The zoo covers an area of 0.51 square kilometers, in which more than 1300 kinds of animals live. The whole zoo is divided into four main areas: Arizona, Africa, tropics and children. Another special part is the Stingley Bay area, which has a tank displaying stingray fish. Visitors can take cars to watch the animals in the park, or walk close to the animals through a 4-kilometer hiking path.
Address: East suburb of Phoenix, USA
- Edinburgh Zoo
The official full name of Edinburgh Zoo is the National Zoo of Scotland, which was founded in 1913 and covers an area of 82 acres. Located about 6 kilometers away from the western suburb of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Zoo is the second largest tourist attraction in Scotland, second only to Edinburgh Castle. This is a non-profit zoo. Its main purpose is to "inspire and inspire tourists' curiosity about animals, improve people's protection of endangered species and their living environment." Edinburgh Zoo is the first zoo in the world to breed penguins, and also the zoo with more penguins at present; It is also a zoo in Britain that keeps koalas and giant pandas. The zoo is a member of the British and Irish Zoological and Aquarium Association, the European Zoological and Aquarium Association, the World Zoological and Aquarium Association and the Scottish Tourist Attractions Association, and is also awarded a four-star tourist attraction by the Scottish Tourism Authority.
Address: England, UK
- Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Zoo is a wildlife park in Adelaide, the capital of South Australia. There are about 1500 kinds of mammals, reptiles, birds and animals in the park. There is a zoo specially designed for children and a Southeast Asian rainforest exhibition center.
- Tokyo Ueno Zoo
Ueno Zoo, the full name of Tokyo-Toshiba Ueno Zoo (Ueno Zoo, generally referred to as Ueno Zoo, covers an area of 140000 square meters, and was established in 1882. Ueno Zoo is the oldest zoo in Japan and a pioneer in the field of Japanese zoos. It not only provides leisure space, but also plays a fundamental role in wildlife protection and public education. In order to breed endangered animals, the zoo has set up "gorilla forest" and "tiger forest".
Address: 9-83 Ueno Park, Taidong District, Tokyo, 110-8711, Japan