Last Updated on January 7, 2021
Why do people go to the zoo? Although this may seem like a very straightforward question, the answers to it differ from one person to another. You may that you go to see the animals that you love, to learn about them, or just to pass time when there is nothing else interesting to do, really.
Well, no matter the reason, zoological parks around the world attract thousands of visitors. And, some of the oldest zoos in the world are still open until today, providing a variety of educational and recreational programs for their guests.
This list is brought to you for a reason, so join us to learn as much as you can about the nine largest zoo parks and gardens that care for your favorite animals and even breed some of the most critically-endangered animal species.
#9 – The Moscow Zoo
The Moscow Zoo located in, well, Moscow, is one of the largest zoos in Europe. It covers a land area of 53 acres and is the home of 6,500 animals of 1,000 species. This zoo is 155 years old and is one of the world’s oldest zoos.
The Moscow Zoo is known for keeping the rare white tiger that attracts a host of visitors around the world. Each year, the Moscow Zoo receives 200,000 guests.
The zoo generally receives positive reviews on TripAdvisor with 3.5 stars out of 5. Many reviewers recommend the Moscow Zoo as a lovely place to visit with family.
#8 – London Zoo
One of the oldest zoological parks in the world is the 191 years old London Zoo. The London Zoo hosts 20,166 animals of 698 species within an area of 63 acres.
You can visit the Asiatic lions, learn about the importance of insects from insect experts who will always be available for you, wander the Madagascan shrub forest there, and, of course, get to meet some of the most adorable spiders!
You can have fantastic family time or an unforgettable date at the London Zoo, according to people’s reviews on TripAdvisor who also give it 4 stars out of 5.