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Terrariet Vissenbjerg - The desert - Gopher tortoise exhibit

Terrariet Vissenbjerg - The desert - Gopher tortoise exhibit
Hvedekorn, 6 Sep 2018
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      Housing a single Florida gopher tortoise that an exchange student brought illegally into the country - it was since confiscated and received a permanent home here. According to Vissenbjerg, you cannot see this species elsewhere in Europe (though Zootierliste claims Leningrad Zoo also keeps them).

      "The desert" is the newest area of Vissenbjerg, opened in 2017, and is effectively just an old, non-thematized hall that has been completely rebuilt. In here, reptiles and two species of mammals from deserts all around the world can be seen.


      Terrariet Vissenbjerg is one of only two reptile zoos in Denmark, the other one being Krokodille Zoo. The two reptile zoos supplement each other well, as Krokodille Zoo chiefly focuses on crocodilians with relatively few species of other reptiles, while Terrariet Vissenbjerg has loads of lizards, snakes and tortoises, but only one species of crocodilian. Beyond the reptiles, Vissenbjerg also keeps a handful of different mammals, amphibians, fish and invertebrates, as well as one species of bird.

      Terrariet Vissenbjerg is located in the outskirts of the Funen town also called Vissenbjerg. If you have your own car, it can easily be combined on a day trip with Frydenlund Fuglepark which is only 15 minutes' drive away.

      July 2018.
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