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Cologne Zoo - Rhino exhibit

The exhibit for eastern black rhinos by the Moorish House in Cologne Zoo, Germany. This exhibit is not horrible but still inadequate for black rhinos. In this shot you can see about 1/3 of the exhibit. It is nicely shaded but lacks somewhat in size. An interesting thing about this exhibit is that visitors observe the rhinos through glass at all the viewpoints. The Moorish House in Cologne opened in 1863 and is, as far as I have understood, the oldest still functioning animal house in Germany. It has always functioned as a pachyderm house but the Asian elephants moved to the new Elefantenpark in 2002, the hippos will move to the new Hippodom in 2010 and the last black rhino will also leave soon. After that the Moorish House will be used as a zoo-museum. July 2009

Cologne Zoo - Rhino exhibit
Toddy, 3 Dec 2009
    • Toddy
      The exhibit for eastern black rhinos by the Moorish House in Cologne Zoo, Germany. This exhibit is not horrible but still inadequate for black rhinos. In this shot you can see about 1/3 of the exhibit. It is nicely shaded but lacks somewhat in size. An interesting thing about this exhibit is that visitors observe the rhinos through glass at all the viewpoints.

      The Moorish House in Cologne opened in 1863 and is, as far as I have understood, the oldest still functioning animal house in Germany. It has always functioned as a pachyderm house but the Asian elephants moved to the new Elefantenpark in 2004, the hippos will move to the new Hippodom in 2010 and the last black rhino will also leave soon. After that the Moorish House will be used as a zoo-museum.

      July 2009
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    3 Dec 2009
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