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Zoological gardens are usually a safe bet for families looking for some entertainment. Some Zoos however are quite remarkable. Explore the oldest zoo in the world, the largest indoor desert or go for breakfast with orangutans.


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Schonbrunner Zoo: The Oldest Zoo in the World destination

Schonbrunner Zoo: The Oldest Zoo in the World

Richard Moor

A 260th anniversary is momentous for any establishment but it is particularly impressive for a zoo and this is exactly what the Schonbrunner Zoo at Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna, was celebrating in 2012. This historic zoo has gone on a long journey from old-fashioned menagerie to modern conservation park via some highs as a Victorian fashion spot and some lows where its future was uncertain. Today the zoo is highly commended and makes many must-see lists. History Schonbrunner Zoo is probably mos...
Henry Doorly Zoo: Home to the Largest Indoor Desert destination

Henry Doorly Zoo: Home to the Largest Indoor Desert

Dan Rang

The Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha attracts over a million visitors a year. Starting off as mall Riverview Park zoo, established in 1894, the zoo has made itself into a huge success and a great leader in environmental awareness and education. Included in the zoo is a live indoor tropical rainforest called the Lied Jungle and a huge aquarium called the Scott Aquarium. It has the largest indoor desert in the world and is notable for housing the largest cat complex in North America. It is home to 962 di...
Berlin Zoological Garden with the Greatest Collection of Species destination

Berlin Zoological Garden with the Greatest Collection of Species

Joe McClain

The Berlin Zoological Garden is actually one of the best and the oldest zoos in Germany. It was opened in 1844 and it covers eighty four acres of land. The zoo has the most comprehensive species collection in the whole world and is a home to around 1,500 different types of species and almost close to 19,500 animals in total. It is also considered as Europe's most visited and actually one of the most famous zoos in the whole world. Annually, it receives visitors of up to three million. Animals...
The Wonders of the Singapore Zoo destination

The Wonders of the Singapore Zoo

Joe McClain

The Singapore Zoo opened in 1973 and since that time has been known for having one of the most beautiful wildlife settings of any park in the world. This unique space allows animals to roam freely in open and naturalistic habitats where visitors can experience them in their natural environment. The incredible landscape design is one of the attractions in itself. The zoo has been a nine-time winner of the Best Leisure Attraction Experience award. Located in the Mandai rainforest, there are ove...