Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park

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Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park
Kristiansand Dyrepark
Tigers swimming at the Zoo
Location Kristiansand, Norway
Coordinates 58°10′58″N 8°08′45″E / 58.182718°N 8.145923°E / 58.182718; 8.145923Coordinates: 58°10′58″N 8°08′45″E / 58.182718°N 8.145923°E / 58.182718; 8.145923
Land area 150 acres (61 ha)
Website www.dyreparken.com

The Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park (Kristiansand Dyrepark) is a Zoological garden and amusement park situated 11 km east of Kristiansand, Norway. It is Norway's most frequently visited attraction, covering an area of 150 acres (61 ha).

Animals include wolves, lynxes, wolverines, tigers, lions, cheetahs, chimpanzees, mooses, zebras, and orangutans.

Cardamom Town

Other attractions include Cardamom Town (Norwegian: Kardemomme by), which is made to look like the town in the book by Thorbjørn Egner, and Captain Sabertooth and pirate village Kjuttaviga (Luna Bay), which is taken from a theatre act by the singer and actor Terje Formoe.

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