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Attica Zoo (Attica Zoological Park) description and photos - Greece: Athens. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Attica Zoological Park.
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Zoological park " Attica " - a private zoo located on the outskirts of Athens and occupying an area of 20 hectares. It was opened in May 2000. At first it was created as a Bird Park. At that time, the collection of birds living in the park was considered the third largest in the world and consisted of more than 1000 individuals of 300 different species.
In April 2001, a new section `` The World of Reptiles '' was opened, where you could already see crocodiles, pythons, boas and other reptiles. And in July 2002, the section `` Greek Fauna '' appeared with brown bears, foxes, wild cats, lynxes, wolves, etc. In February 2003, the African Savannah was added with giraffes, zebras, antelopes. Also appeared jaguars, llamas, snow leopards, white lions and other mammals. At the end of June 2003, monkeys appeared at the zoo. Since then, many more interesting and rare animals have been added to the zoo. In 2010, a dolphinarium was opened at the zoo, where you can not only admire dolphins and sea lions, but also watch shows with their participation. Some species of animals and birds that live in Attica are listed in the Red Book.
The park has a picnic area, a cozy cafe and a children's playground, as well as a souvenir shop. Professional guides will conduct an exciting excursion for children and adults.
Specially for children, interactive programs have been developed to inform about the importance of preserving the natural habitat of each species and respect for nature in general.
Zoological Park " Attica " is considered one of the most visited in the world and is open to visitors all year round. He is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
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