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Berlin Zoological Garden

Berlin Zoologischer Garten, Charlottenburg, Germany

+33 32 1309898

www.zoo-berlin.de

The Berlin Zoological Garden is the oldest and best known zoo in Germany. Opened in 1844 it covers 34 hectares (84 acres) and is located in Berlin’s Tiergarten. With about 1,500 different species and almost 20,500 animals the zoo presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world.

The zoo and its aquarium had more than 3 million visitors in 2013. It is considered to be the most visited zoo in Europe and one of the most popular worldwide. Regular animal feedings are among its most famous attractions. Globally known animals like Knut, the polar bear, and Bao Bao, the Giant Panda have contributed to the zoo’s public image.

Berlin Zoological Garden

Berlin Zoologischer Garten, Charlottenburg, Germany

The Berlin Zoological Garden is the oldest and best known zoo in Germany. Opened in 1844 it covers 34 hectares (84 acres) and is located in Berlin’s Tiergarten. With about 1,500 different species and almost 20,500 animals the zoo presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world.

Wildlife you might see at Berlin Zoological Garden

Giant Panda

A large bear-like mammal with characteristic black-and-white markings, native to certain mountain forests in China. It feeds almost entirely on…

Polar Bear

Large carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle. Large furry feet and claws give them good…

Bactrian Camel

A large, even-toed ungulate native to Central Asia. Of the two species of camel, it is by far the rarer,…

Giraffe

A large African mammal with a very long neck and forelegs, having a coat patterned with brown patches separated by…

Asian Elephant

The elephant of southern Asia. Is smaller than the African elephant, with smaller ears and only one lip to the…

African Penguin

Also widely known as the "jackass" penguin for its donkey-like bray. Like all penguins it is flightless, with a streamlined…

Ring-tailed Coatis

Found widespread in tropical and subtropical South America. Its colour is variable and has distinctive rings on its tail. They…

European Brown Bear

The most widely distributed species of bear, these omnivorous giants tend to be solitary animals, except for females and their…

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