Wrocław Zoo

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Wrocław Zoological Garden
Ogród Zoologiczny we Wrocławiu
1935 Brama główna terenów wystawowych.jpg
The main entrance
Date opened 1865
Location Wrocław, Poland
Coordinates 51°06′17″N 17°04′15″E / 51.10472°N 17.07083°E / 51.10472; 17.07083Coordinates: 51°06′17″N 17°04′15″E / 51.10472°N 17.07083°E / 51.10472; 17.07083
Land area 33 hectares (82 acres)
No. of animals ~10,500
No. of species 1,132 (2016)
Annual visitors 2,000,000
Memberships EAZA,[1] WAZA[2]
Major exhibits 12,000
Website zoo.wroclaw.pl

The Wrocław Zoological Garden, known simply as the Wrocław Zoo (Polish: Ogród Zoologiczny we Wrocławiu), is a zoo on Wróblewskiego Street in Wrocław, Poland. It is the oldest zoo in Poland, having been opened in 1865 as the Breslau Zoological Garden while the city was part of Prussia, it is also the largest (in terms of the number of animals) zoo in Poland. The zoo covers 33 hectares (82 acres) in downtown Wrocław, it is home to about 10,500 animals representing about 1,132 species (in terms of the number of animal species it is the third largest in the world[3]).

The zoo includes among others: Africarium-Oceanarium, Madagascar pavilion, Odrarium, Terrarium, Ropes course Zoolandia, Children's Zoo, Rancho, food and drinks outlets.

Wrocław Zoo is the most visited zoo in Poland and the fifth most visited zoo in Europe.

The zoo is an accredited member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "EAZA Member Zoos & Aquariums". eaza.net. European Association of Zoos and Aquaria. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Zoos and Aquariums of the World". waza.org. World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Retrieved 9 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Wielkie liczenie w zoo we Wrocławiu. Zobacz, ile zwierząt w nim mieszka

References[edit]

  • L. Solski, 2008: Przewodnik Zoo Wrocław.

External links[edit]

Official website

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