Ranua Wildlife Park
Ranua Wildlife Park logo
Ranua Zoo entrance
|Location||Ranua, Lapland, Finland|
|No. of species||50|
|Volume of largest tank||200|
Ranua Wildlife Park (Finnish: Ranuan eläinpuisto, better known as Ranua Zoo) is a zoo that opened in 1983 in the municipality of Ranua, Lapland, Finland. It is the northernmost zoo in Finland and the second in the world. The zoo's animals consist of approximately 50 wild animal species and 200 individuals, including top predators such as lynx, brown bears and wolves but also European moose and deers. The zoo has Finland's only polar bears in artificial snow.
The Ranua Wildlife Park is an accredited member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).
- "EAZA Member Zoos & Aquariums". eaza.net. EAZA. Retrieved 12 August 2010.
- Lapland Finland. "Northernmost zoo in the world". Retrieved 11 August 2010.
- Ranua Zoo. "Ranua Wildlife Park, Lapland's leading tourist attraction for families". Retrieved 11 August 2010.
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