The best 25 zoos in the world – Basel Zoo

Posted January 26, 2014 by admin in LIFESTYLE
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The Best 25 Zoos in the World – especially for animal lovers  

The zoo is the place where all the best world’s incredible creatures and species gathered in one location for people’s viewing pleasure. The zoo is the best place loved by all children. People throughout the world are immensely fascinated with the zoos. This fascination has made a zoological entertainment as a business. In recent days, most of the safari parks, aquariums and zoos have developed in many ways, but the best way to consider the popularity of the zoos depends on the total count of species detained in captivity and complete land area of the zoo. Keeping all these considerations in mind, here is the list of the top 25 zoos across the world.

 

The Basel Zoo is one of the popular non-profit zoo situated in Basel, Switzerland. The zoological garden is established in the year 1874, permitting it to rank as one of the greatest and oldest zoological garden in the world today. It is the most famous, non profit and well worth zoological garden which can be visited at any time of the year. It is the most visited tourist attraction with an entrance fee in Switzerland. There will around 2 million of visitors per year for this zoological garden. It was ranked as the one of the fifteen best zoos in the world in the year 2008 and seventh best in the year 2009. In this Basel zoo garden , there are about 6000 species of animals in the Swiss popular destination including dwarf hippopotami and Somalian wild donkeys.

The Vivarium (Aquarium) in Basel was opened in the year 1972 with notable success breeding throughout the years. The aquarium of the Basel includes the lungfish, red billed short necked turtle and many more. Almost the vivarium of the Basel has 480 individual aquatic animals and species. The zoo is popular for repeated penguin hatches and multiple number of offsprings and hatches of aquatic animals.

 

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