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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Zoological Garden in Barcelona, Spain
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Pongo pygmaeus

Barcelona Zoo (Spanish: Parque Zoológico de Barcelona) is a 13-ha (32 acre) zoo located in Barcelona, Spain, in the Parc de la Ciutadella.



Five interesting facts about Parque Zoológico de Barcelona:

  • It opened in the year 1892.
  • It is home to 4,000 animals from over 400 species.
  • It is visited every year by more than 1 million people.
  • It became famous internationally for housing the only known albino gorilla called “Copito de Nieve” (Snowflake), who died in 2003.
  • It is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).

Barcelona Zoo
Greater flamingo, Barcelona Zoo
Southern ground hornbill
Southern ground hornbill, Barcelona Zoo
Southern ground hornbill
Southern ground hornbill, Barcelona Zoo
Humboldt penguins
Humboldt penguins, Barcelona Zoo
Giant Asian pond turtle
Giant Asian pond turtle, Barcelona Zoo
Chinese alligator
Chinese alligator, Barcelona Zoo
Black-tailed prairie dogs
Black-tailed prairie dogs, Barcelona Zoo
Giant anteater
Giant anteater, Barcelona Zoo
Pygmy hippopotamus
Pygmy hippopotamus, Barcelona Zoo
South American tapir
South American tapir, Barcelona Zoo
Bornean orangutan
Bornean orangutan, Barcelona Zoo

Address
Zoo de Barcelona, Parc de la Ciutadella, s/n, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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