Founded in 1852, is among the top zoos in Europe and consequently in the world. It covers 11 hectares and is the most visited Danish Institute of profile: in 2008, entered its gates fix 1,161,388 visitors. Zoo is famous for its new Elephant House, designed by famous British architect Sir Norman Foster. Copenhagen Zoo is developing and promoting more active programs to save from extinction of many animal species.
It was founded by Niels ornithological Kjaerbolling summer gardens on former Princess of Vilhelmina. In its first years of operation, the institution focused on presenting a more varied number of species of animals, but once the animal welfare has become a major goal, the garden has specialized in providing a larger living space for animals owned. A great attraction is the Savanna Park, where he managed reporducerea fair standard of living of the African savannah, all culminating with the House Hippos, where the huge mammals can be traced in the moments dabble. Garden of Copenhagen is among the few in the world to shelter both Siberian tigers, the Amur leopard as well. She also is the only zoo in the world, except Australia, which owns the famous captive Tasmanian devils.
By Maria Morari
The most beautiful Zoos in Europe .
Copenhagen Zoological Garden in Denmark - Polar Bear
Copenhagen Zoological Garden in Denmark - Elephant House
Copenhagen Zoological Garden in Denmark - Banded Mongoose
Copenhagen Zoological Garden in Denmark - Zoo wildlife
Copenhagen Zoological Garden in Denmark - Tigers