Zagreb Zoo map
|Date opened||June 27, 1925|
|Land area||5.5 ha (14 acres)
7 ha (17 acres) including lakes and ponds
|Number of animals||2225|
|Number of species||275|
Zagreb Zoo (Croatian: Zološki vrt grada Zagreba) is a 7-hectare (17-acre) zoo located within Maksimir Park in Zagreb, Croatia and is literally across the street from Zagreb's Stadion Maksimir, where major football matches are played and rock concerts take place. It is one of three zoo parks in the country.
The zoo director is Davorka Maljković.
The zoo opened its doors on June 27, 1925. Reconstruction of the old zoo began in 1990.
The zoo is home to 2225 animals representing 275 species, including snow leopard, red panda Okapi, Addax, Scimitar Oryx, North China leopard, Common Chimpanzee, Diana Monkey, Wisent, Pygmy Hippopotamus, and Bactrian Camel.
- http://www.zgzoo.com/hr/o-nama/ (Croatian)
- http://www.zagreb-touristinfo.hr/?id=159&solo=22&l=h (Croatian)
- "EAZA Member Zoos & Aquariums". eaza.net. EAZA. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
- "Zoos and Aquariums of the World". waza.org. WAZA. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
- http://www.zgzoo.com/hr/o-nama/povijest-zoo-vrta/ (Croatian)
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