The best Zoos in the world
However, as every experience traveler knows, sometimes finding local flavor of a region can be misleading. Unique aspects of a particular culture can be obscured by artificial attractions which, if we are not careful, can cause us to lose all the time we have available for that trip.
Beijing Zoo, Beijing, China
Although the history of zoos dates from the Myng dynasty days it was not open to the public than in 1908, was called Garden of 10,000 animals. Despite its name, garden failed to attract many visitors in the first half of the century, perhaps because at one point only exhibits were 12 monkeys, two parrots and a blind emu.
Zoo underwent renovations and was reopened in 1950, and since then have improved and the number of exhibits, and the visitors.
Johannesburg Zoo, Johannesburg, South Africa
Although Johannesburg Zoo celebrated its centenary in 2003, its utilities are modern. This is the first zoo in the world to install video cameras, allowing the public to view animals from all over the world. For those of you who enjoy outdoor vacations, those portions of the Johannesburg zoo are monitored and the video are beautiful. Among the many services offered, this unit offers moonlight tours that give visitors the opportunity to see nocturnal creatures in their natural habitat.
Zoo Garden in London, England
Situated in the northern part of London’s famous Regent Park, the zoo was founded in 1828, when he was research purposes. It was open to the public in 1847 as a way to finance research. This was the first to open a reptile house in 1849, a public aquarium and a section for pets.
Singapore Zoo Gardens
When opened in June 1973, were the first of its kind, following the concept of “open zoo”, constructed so as to not have visible barriers between animals and visitors. For the most dangerous species, is used rather than glass containers, while the other animals were simply dug ditches or natural barriers. Besides the fact that there are more than 2,000 animals here, is a delight only visit to the zoo, even for design.
Zoo in Berlin, Germany
With over 14,000 animals, zoo from Berlin is one of the largest zoo in the world. Has about 3 million visitors per year and covers over 74 acres. Also has the largest aquarium in the world, with over 250 tanks.