Tierpark Dählhölzli

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Tierpark Dählhölzli
Date opened 1937
Location Bern, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°56′04″N 7°26′59″E / 46.934367°N 7.449721°E / 46.934367; 7.449721Coordinates: 46°56′04″N 7°26′59″E / 46.934367°N 7.449721°E / 46.934367; 7.449721
Land area 15 ha (37 acres)
Number of animals 3,000
Website www.tierpark-bern.ch

The Tierpark Dählhölzli, or Dählhölzli Zoo, is the public zoo in Bern, Switzerland.

Opened in 1937 and operated by a private association, the Tierparkverein Bern, the zoo is situated on the bank of the River Aare near the historical city center.

The zoo exhibits some 3,000 animals on 15 ha (37 acres) and employs a staff of 27. It also cares for the bears exhibited in the Bärengraben.

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