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Madrid Zoo (Parque zoologico de Madrid) description and photos - Spain: Madrid. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Parque zoologico de Madrid.
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In Madrid, in the large, beautiful park Casa de Campo, on an area of 20 hectares is one of the largest zoos in the world. The Madrid Zoo began its history in 1770 with the assistance of the then reigning monarch Charles III. It was originally located near the Madrid Botanical Gardens in the Retiro Park, and after the Revolution of 1808-1814, the zoo was moved to its current location. The zoo in Casa de Campo was built under the direction of the winning architect Jordi Valls, in which many famous architects participated.
The magnificent Madrid Zoo allows visitors to get to know the fauna of different continents intimately. More than 2 thousand animals belonging to 500 species live here. Here you can observe the life of Nile crocodiles, Barbary lions, white rhinos, emperor scorpions, anteaters, giraffes, seals, koalas, giant pandas and many other amazing animals.
Here we can also meet the inhabitants of the deep sea. Indeed, on the territory of the zoo there is an aquarium complex, numbering 35 aquariums, and a dolphinarium, where you can watch performances with the participation of these amazing animals, and also get acquainted with sea lions or penguins.
The hall with the unusual name "Mysterious Nature" will also surprise visitors. Here are collected amazing creatures related to the world of invertebrates, small vertebrates and reptiles. Here you can see the rarest insects and snakes.
On the territory of the zoo there are recreation areas, cafes, restaurants,
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