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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Zoological Garden in Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona Zoo

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



Five interesting facts about the Barcelona Zoo:

  • 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
Giant Asian pond turtle, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Chinese alligator, Barcelona Zoo


Barcelona Zoo
Greater flamingo, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Southern ground hornbill, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Southern ground hornbill, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Humboldt penguins, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Black-tailed prairie dogs, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Giant anteater, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Pygmy hippopotamus, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
South American tapir, Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo
Bornean orangutan, Barcelona Zoo


Opening Times:

Monday to Sunday
Summer (10 am – 8 pm)
Autumn, Spring (10 am – 7 pm)
Winter (10 am – 5:30 pm)


Tickets:

Adults: € 21,40
From 3 to 12 years old: € 12,95
Under 3 years old: free
Disabled people: € 5,65
65 and above: € 10,50


Address:

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

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