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Zoological Garden in Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona Zoo

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
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

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


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