During the summer holidays you will not only be able to enjoy the amusement and water parks with your company, but it is also a good time to enjoy with the family and friends of the zoos. In fact, some of these parks are the main attraction to visit certain cities.
If you are on vacation or you are a great animal lover, you will be interested to know the list that the travel portal has prepared TripAdvisor, which has chosen the best zoos and aquariums in the world based on the comments and opinions expressed on its website. Do you want to know which are the best zoos in the world? We give you a clue: two Spaniards have sneaked into the top ten!
Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska
Number one on the list of best zoos in the world is held by the Henry Doorly Zoo, recognized for its efforts in conservation and research. Located in Nebraska, it is known for hosting one of the longest covered jungles in the world, in addition to the Dome largest geodetic, where visitors can also discover the largest covered desert.
San Diego Zoo, California
Located in California, the San Diego Zoo houses nearly 3,000 animals of more than 400 species. In addition, it can boast of hosting some 3,500 species of plants unique.
Loro Parque, Tenerife
One of the Spanish zoos that has managed to enter the world Top 10 of the best in the world has been the Loro Parque, located in Puerto de la Cruz, in the north of Tenerife. Furthermore, this Canarian park has been recognized as the best in Europe. And what makes it so special? Well, very simple! In the Loro Parque you will enter Contact with the animals that live in cared reproductions of their natural habitats. Highlights include the Planet Penguin, which houses an iceberg with 200 penguins, and the OrcaOcean show.
St. Louis Zoo, Missouri
Located in Forest Park, in St. Louis, Missouri, this impressive park is home to some 18,000 animals representing the planet's main habitats. Best of all, admission is free, although you have to pay for certain attractions. Highlights the Zooline Railroad, a train that surrounds the zoo.
Singapore Zoo, Singapore
In Singapore we find the fifth best zoo in the world, which houses 315 species of animals, of which 16% are considered species threatened. One of its main peculiarities is that its barriers are hidden. In addition, it has the largest orangutan colony on the planet.
Chester Zoo, UK
The Chester Zoo, located in the United Kingdom, houses around 5,000 animals of 422 different species. Although it can be explored on foot by walking walking trailsIt also has a water bus and a monorail.
Prague Zoo, Prague
Located in Prague, in the Czech Republic, this zoo specializes in endangered species of extinction, such as the Mongolian wild horse, lemur, red panda, addax, or Siberian tigers.
Tiergarten Schoenbrunn, Vienna
Located on the grounds of the famous Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, it is the oldest zoo in the world. The best thing is that its main objective is to promote conservation of species and nature in general.
The other Spanish park that has managed to enter the list of the 10 best zoos in the world is the Bioparc Valencia, open since the beginning of 2008. It is an innovative park where the barriers are practically non-existent, since the animals, all of them African , they roam freely. With an area of 100,000 square meters, it totally reproduces the habitat of animals with the aim of promoting respect for animals and the environment. Among other animals, it houses leopards, hyenas, lions, lemurs, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, gorillas or elephants. Soon they intend to expand the park to dedicate a part to Southeast Asia and South America.
Gramado Zoo, Brazil
Finally, we have to talk about the Gramado Zoo, which cares about the wellness animal and the conservation of the environment faithfully reproducing the habitat of all the species it houses.
10 Best Zoos In The World (September 2020)