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|Location||Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain|
|Land area||13 ha (32 acres)|
Barcelona Zoo (Parc Zoològic de Barcelona in Catalan, Parque Zoológico de Barcelona in Spanish) is a zoo in the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The zoo used to be internationally known as the home of Snowflake, the only known albino gorilla, who died in 2003.
Animals & Exhibits
In the terrarium you can find animals such as Cuban crocodile, python sebae, Siamese crocodile, python reticulatus, marginated tortoise, frill-necked lizard, central bearded dragon, Uromastyx geyri, leopard gecko, knight anole, saltwater crocodile, rhinoceros iguana, chuckwalla, Chinese alligator, saurosuchus, boa constrictor, epicrates angulifer, boa manditra, malpolon monspessulanus, vipera aspis, Cuvier's dwarf caiman, common toad, hyla meridionalis, yacare caiman, Galápagos tortoise, and African spurred tortoise.
Land of Dragons
The Aquarama is the place where you can see common bottlenose dolphins and dolphin shows.
In the Aviary you can find birds such as gallicolumba, southern crowned pigeon, Victoria crowned pigeon, black-cheeked lovebird, speckled mousebird, toco toucan, red-billed leiothrix, superb starling, boat-billed heron and sunbittern.
At the Parrots Square you can see red-and-green macaw and other parrots.
Other animals in the zoo include
Herbivores: bongo, southern white rhino, hippo, giraffe, african elephant, muntjac, guanaco, red kangaroo, Chapman's zebra, blue wildebeest, dromedary, Spanish ibex, fallow deer, red deer, elk, bactrian camel, warthog, chital, Père David's deer, dama gazelle, impala, pygmy hippo, South American tapir, dorcas gazelle, scimitar oryx, African forest buffalo, wisent, goat, percheron, Holstein cattle, domestic pig, Catalan donkey
Pinnipeds: California sea lion
Birds: Chilean flamingo, ruddy shelduck, Cuban flamingo, Humboldt penguin, pied imperial pigeon, Nicobar pigeon, Indian peafowl, red-fronted macaw, military macaw, hyacinth macaw, ostrich, jabiru, African sacred ibis, Egyptian vulture, turkey vulture, white stork, spoonbill, little egret, black-crowned night heron, cattle egret, glossy ibis, hamerkop, black stork, scarlet ibis, griffon vulture, cinereous vulture, red-breasted goose, greater flamingo, northern lapwing, silvery-cheeked hornbill, stilt
Reptiles: Aldabra giant tortoise
Fish: common carp