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How many zoos have you visited? (poll 2)

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Arizona Docent, 27 Jan 2018.

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How many zoological parks have you visited?

  1. 1-9

    29 vote(s)
    12.0%
  2. 10-24

    70 vote(s)
    28.9%
  3. 25-49

    40 vote(s)
    16.5%
  4. 50-99

    48 vote(s)
    19.8%
  5. 100-199

    37 vote(s)
    15.3%
  6. 200-299

    8 vote(s)
    3.3%
  7. 300 or more

    10 vote(s)
    4.1%
  1. Mehdi

    Mehdi Well-Known Member

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    Location:
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    Visited 2 days ago:

    21 - Zoo Augsburg (Germany)
     
  2. EmmettTheOtter

    EmmettTheOtter Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Washington DC
    Update (12/30/19)

    Zoos:
    Bergen County Zoological Park
    Central Park Zoo
    Elmwood Park Zoo
    Franklin Park Zoo
    Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
    Metro Richmond Zoo
    Philadelphia Zoo
    Roger Williams Park Zoo
    Seneca Park Zoo
    Smithsonian National Zoo
    Stone Zoo
    Turtle Back Zoo
    ZooAmerica
    Total: 12

    Aquariums:
    Alaska SeaLife Center
    Atlantic Sea-Park
    Bergen Aquarium
    Clearwater Marine Aquarium
    Georgia Aquarium
    National Aquarium (Baltimore)
    National Aquarium (DC - closed)
    New England Aquarium
    New York Aquarium
    Total: 8

    Theme Parks:
    Busch Gardens Tampa
    Discovery Cove
    Disney's Animal Kingdom
    The Seas with Nemo and Friends
    SeaWorld Orlando
    Total: 5

    Museums:
    Calvert Marine Museum
    ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
    Total: 2

    Total: 29
     
  3. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Connecticut, U.S.A.
    Last overdue update of the year:
    127 (US 72). Stamford Museum & Nature Center
    128 (US 73). Trailside Museums & Zoo

    Will 2020 see my cross the 100 US zoo mark? Probably not but we'll see!

    ~Thylo
     
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  4. SivatheriumGuy

    SivatheriumGuy Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Basque country
    Spain:
    -Parque de la naturaleza de Cabarceno
    -Zoo Barcelona
    -Sendaviva
    -San Sebastian Aquarium
    -Barcelona Aquarium
    -Faunia Madrid
    -Zoobotánico Jerez
    -Bioparc Valencia
    -Lacuniacha
    France:
    -Aquarium Biarritz
    -Zoo Labenne
    -Zoo Bassin d'Arcachon
    -ZooParc de Beauval
    UK:
    -ZSL London zoo
    Ireland
    -I remember visiting an aquiarium in Ireland, but I don't remember it's name!
     
  5. arnold balk

    arnold balk Member

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    Till now more then 160 different zoological institutions, mostly zoos in Europe. In 2013 A nice California trip along with Friends of the Blijdorp Zoo Rotterdam: San Francisco- Monterey Bay- Santa Barbara- San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Wild Animal Park, Los Angeles, Atlanta Zoo and Aquarium. About 500 visits.
     
  6. marvinjonesIII

    marvinjonesIII Member

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    Location:
    US
    International

    1. Dublin Zoo- Dublin, Ireland
    2. Dingle OceanWorld- Dingle, Ireland
    3. London Zoo- London, UK
    4. Atlantis- Nassau, Bahamas
    5. Ardastra Gardens/Zoo- Nassau, Bahamas
    6. Biodome de Montreal- Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    7. Zoo de Granby- Granby, Quebec, Canada
    8. Toronto Zoo- Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    U.S.

    9. New England Aquarium- Boston, MA
    10. Franklin Park Zoo- Boston, MA
    11. Roger Williams Park Zoo- Providence, RI
    13. Maritime Aquarium- Norwalk, CT
    14. Beardsley Zoo- Bridgeport, CT
    15. Bronx Zoo- Bronx, NY
    16. Central Park Zoo- New York, NY
    17. Prospect Park Zoo- Brooklyn, NY
    18. Queens Zoo- Queens, NY
    19. ZooAmerica- Hershey, PA
    20. National Aviary- Pittsburgh, PA
    21. Pittsburgh Zoo- Pittsburgh, PA
    22. Philadelphia Zoo- Philadelphia, PA
    23. National Aquarium- Baltimore, MD
    24. Maryland Zoo- Baltimore, MD
    25. Smithsonian National Zoo- Washington DC
    26. National Aquarium (CLOSED)- Washington, DC
    27. Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute- Front Royal, VA (not open to public)
    28. Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center- Virginia Beach, VA
    29. Virginia Zoo- Norfolk, VA
    30. North Carolina Zoo- Asheboro, NC
    31. Riverbanks Zoo- Columbia, SC
    32. Georgia Aquarium- Atlanta, GA
    33. Zoo Atlanta- Atlanta, GA
    34. White Oak Conservation- Yulee, FL
    35. Jacksonville Zoo- Jacksonville, FL
    36. Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo- Gainesville, FL
    37. Marineland- St Augustine, FL
    38. Brevard Zoo- Melbourne, FL
    39. Central Florida Zoo- Sanford, FL
    40. Sea Life Orlando- Orlando, FL
    41. SeaWorld Orlando- Orlando, FL
    42. Discovery Cove- Orlando, FL
    43. The Seas- Lake Buena Vista, FL
    44. Disney's Animal Kingdom- Lake Buena Vista, FL
    45. Gatorland- Kissimmee, FL
    46. ZooTampa- Tampa, FL
    47. Busch Gardens- Tampa, FL
    48. Florida Aquarium- Tampa, FL
    49. Lion Country Safari- West Palm Beach, FL
    50. Palm Beach Zoo- Palm Beach, FL
    51. Zoo Miami- Miami, FL
    52. Birmingham Zoo- Birmingham, AL
    53. Zoo Knoxville- Knoxville, TN
    54. Nashville Zoo- Nashville, TN
    55. Memphis Zoo- Memphis, TN
    56. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo- Cleveland, OH
    57. Columbus Zoo- Powell, OH
    58. Cincinnati Zoo- Cincinnati, OH
    59. Toledo Zoo- Toledo, OH
    60. Detroit Zoo- Royal Oak, MI
    61. Indianapolis Zoo- Indianapolis, IN
    62. Shedd Aquarium- Chicago, IL
    63. Lincoln Park Zoo- Chicago, IL
    64. Brookfield Zoo- Brookfield, IL
    65. Milwaukee County Zoo- Milwaukee, WI
    66. Audubon Zoo- New Orleans, LA
    66. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas- New Orleans, LA
    67. Audubon Insectarium- New Orleans, LA
    68. Audubon Species Survival Center- New Orleans, LA (not open to public)
    69. Dallas Zoo- Dallas, TX
    70. Children's Aquarium at Fair Park- Dallas, TX
    71. Dallas World Aquarium- Dallas, TX
    72. Fort Worth Zoo- Fort Worth, TX
    73. Caldwell Zoo- Tyler, TX
    74. Cameron Park Zoo- Waco, TX
    75. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center- Glen Rose, TX
    76. Houston Zoo- Houston, TX
    77. San Antonio Zoo- San Antonio, TX
    78. Oklahoma City Zoo- Oklahoma City, OK
    79. Tulsa Zoo- Tulsa, OK
    80. Saint Louis Zoo- Saint Louis, MO
    81. Kansas City Zoo- Kansas City, MO
    82. Sedgwick County Zoo- Wichita, KS
    83. Topeka Zoo- Topeka, KS
    84. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo- Omaha, NE
    85. San Diego Zoo- San Diego, CA
    86. San Diego Zoo Safari Park- Escondido, CA
    87. Los Angeles Zoo- Los Angeles, CA
    88. California Science Center- Los Angeles, CA
    89. Monterey Bay Aquarium- Monterey, CA
    90. San Francisco Zoo- San Francisco, CA
    91. Aquarium of the Bay- San Francisco, CA
    92. Oakland Zoo- Oakland, CA
    93. Oregon Zoo- Portland, OR
    94. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park- Eatonville, WA
    95. Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium- Tacoma, WA
    96. Seattle Aquarium- Seattle, WA
    97. Woodland Park Zoo- Seattle, WA
     
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  7. Arizona Docent

    Arizona Docent Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    @marvinjonesIII only three more to the big number 100. I hope you make it special. My number 100 was the first modern zoo (Tiergarten Schonbrunn) in Vienna. I even commemorated it with a photo of me in front of the entrance holding a sign I had printed at home and taken with me.
     
  8. EmmettTheOtter

    EmmettTheOtter Well-Known Member

    Joined:
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    Posts:
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    Location:
    Washington DC
    Update (1/20/20)

    Zoos:
    Bergen County Zoological Park
    Bronx Zoo
    Central Park Zoo
    Elmwood Park Zoo
    Franklin Park Zoo
    Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
    Metro Richmond Zoo
    Philadelphia Zoo
    Roger Williams Park Zoo
    Seneca Park Zoo
    Smithsonian National Zoo
    Stone Zoo
    Turtle Back Zoo
    ZooAmerica
    Total: 13

    Aquariums:
    Alaska SeaLife Center
    Atlantic Sea-Park
    Bergen Aquarium
    Clearwater Marine Aquarium
    Georgia Aquarium
    National Aquarium (Baltimore)
    National Aquarium (DC - closed)
    New England Aquarium
    New York Aquarium
    Total: 8

    Theme Parks:
    Busch Gardens Tampa
    Discovery Cove
    Disney's Animal Kingdom
    The Seas with Nemo and Friends
    SeaWorld Orlando
    Total: 5

    Museums:
    Calvert Marine Museum
    ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
    Total: 2

    Total: 30
     
  9. EmmettTheOtter

    EmmettTheOtter Well-Known Member

    Joined:
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    Posts:
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    Location:
    Washington DC
    Update (2/17/20)

    Zoos:
    Bergen County Zoological Park
    Bronx Zoo
    Central Park Zoo
    Elmwood Park Zoo
    Franklin Park Zoo
    Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
    Metro Richmond Zoo
    Philadelphia Zoo
    Roger Williams Park Zoo
    Seneca Park Zoo
    Smithsonian National Zoo
    Stone Zoo
    Turtle Back Zoo
    ZooAmerica
    Total: 13

    Aquariums:
    Alaska SeaLife Center
    Atlantic Sea-Park
    Bergen Aquarium
    Clearwater Marine Aquarium
    Georgia Aquarium
    Florida Aquarium
    National Aquarium (Baltimore)
    National Aquarium (DC - closed)
    New England Aquarium
    New York Aquarium
    Total: 9

    Theme Parks:
    Busch Gardens Tampa
    Discovery Cove
    Disney's Animal Kingdom
    The Seas with Nemo and Friends
    SeaWorld Orlando
    Total: 5

    Museums:
    Calvert Marine Museum
    ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
    Total: 2

    Total: 31
     
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  10. Junklekitteb

    Junklekitteb Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    13 Sep 2019
    Posts:
    565
    Location:
    India
    Zoos:
    Bannerghatta Bio Park
    Mysore Zoo
    Arignar Anna Zoo, Chennai
    Pilikula Zoo
    Shivamogga Tiger-Lion Safari (possibly the worst I’ve visited)
    Madras Crocodile Bank Trust

    Aquariums
    Government Aquarium, Bangalore
    Pondicherry Botanical Gardens Aquarium

    Others
    Shuka Vana
     
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  11. Bisonblake

    Bisonblake Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    United States
    I forgot about one aquarium on my list

    The Seas With Nemo and Friends brings my total to 19 zoos and aquariums
     
  12. Mehdi

    Mehdi Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Agadir, Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco
    Aaand a new one!

    22 - Bioparc Valencia (Spain)
     
  13. Penshet

    Penshet Well-Known Member

    Joined:
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    Posts:
    115
    Location:
    Belgium
    Current total of 53 zoos in 14 countries:

    Austria:
    Haus des Meeres (2019)
    Tiergarten Schönbrunn (2019)

    Belgium:
    Pakawi Park (2019)
    Pairi Daiza (2019)
    Sealife Blankenberge (2019)
    ZOO Antwerpen (2020)
    ZOO Planckendael (2019)
    ZOO Serpentarium (2019)

    Canada:
    Calgary Zoo (2013)
    Vancouver Aquarium (2013)

    Denmark:
    Den Bla Planet (2016)
    Zoo Kobenhavn (2016)

    France:
    Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes (2019)
    Nausicaa (2020)
    Parc des Félins (2019)
    Parc Zoologique de Paris (2019)
    Terre des Singes (2019)
    Zoo du Bois d'Attilly (2019)

    Germany:
    Aquazoo Düsseldorf (2019)
    Kölner Zoo (2019)
    Tierpark Berlin (2019)
    Tierpark Hagenbeck (2019)
    Weltvogelpark Walsrode (2019)
    Zoo Duisburg (2019)
    Zoo Berlin (2019)
    Zoo Wuppertal (2019)
    Zoo Karlsruhe (2017)

    Hungary:
    Budapest Zoo (2019)

    Ireland:
    Dublin Zoo (2014)

    Netherlands:
    Apenheul (2019)
    Avifauna (2020)
    BestZoo (2019)
    Diergaarde Blijdorp (2019)
    Burgers' Zoo (2019)
    De Oliemeulen (2019)
    GaiaZoo (2019)
    ARTIS (2019)
    Safaripark Beekse Bergen (2019)
    Zie-Zoo (2019)
    Zoo Veldhoven (2019)

    Poland:
    Zoo Warszawa (2019)

    Portugal:
    Lisbon Zoo (2018)
    Oceanario Lisboa (2018)
    Sealife Porto (2019)
    Zoo da Maia (2019)
    Zoo Santo Inácio (2019)

    Spain:
    Bioparc Valencia (2015)
    Oceanográfic Valencia (2015)

    Sweden:
    Skansen + aquarium (2016)

    USA:
    Bronx Zoo (2019)
    Central Park Zoo (2019)
    Miami Metro Zoo (2016)
    Prospect Park Zoo (2019)
     
  14. TinoPup

    TinoPup Well-Known Member

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    Just updated my list, I've officially moved into the next # category in the poll! Bold are new, italics are ones that got moved up thanks to recent visits.

    Places I visited within the last decade or so (32):
    3 Palms Zoo (Clayton, DE)
    Adventure Aquarium (Camden, NJ)
    Brandywine Zoo (Wilmington, DE)
    Bronx Zoo (NY, NY)
    Central Park Zoo (Manhattan, NY)
    Dallas World Aquarium (Dallas, TX)
    Dallas Zoo (Dallas, TX)
    Denver Aquarium (Denver, CO)

    Elmwood Park Zoo (Norristown, PA)
    Fort Worth Zoo (Forth Worth, TX)
    Lee Simmons Wildlife Safari Park (Ashland, NE)
    Leesburg Animal Park (Leesburg, VA)

    Lehigh Valley Zoo (Allentown, PA)
    Maryland Zoo in Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)

    Maymont (Richmond, VA)
    Metro Richmond Zoo (Mosley, VA)
    National Aquarium (Baltimore, MD)
    Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo (Omaha, NE)
    Oregon Zoo (Portland, OR)
    Philadelphia Zoo (Philadelphia, PA)
    Roer’s Zoofari (Vienna, VA)
    Salisbury Zoo (Salisbury, MD)
    SeaWorld Orlando (Orlando, FL)
    Smithsonian Zoo (Washington, D.C.)
    Toronto Zoo (Toronto, ON)
    Turtle Back Zoo (Orange, NJ)
    Virginia Aquarium (VA Beach, VA)
    Virginia Living Museum (Newport News, VA)
    Virginia Zoo (Norfolk, PA)

    Waterloo Park (Waterloo, ON)
    Wildlife Safari (Winston, OR)
    ZooAmerica (Hershey, PA)

    Places I remember fairly well (8):
    Animal Kingdom (Orlando, FL)
    Beardsley Zoo (Bridgeport, CT)
    Cotswolds Zoo (Burford UK)
    Longleat (Warminster UK)
    Marineland Canada (Niagara Falls, ON)
    Mystic Aquarium (Mystic, CT)
    National Aquarium (Washington, D.C.)
    Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, NJ)

    Places I vaguely remember (6):
    Bournemouth Oceanarium (Bournemouth UK)
    Bristol Zoo (Bristol UK)
    London Aquarium (London UK)
    London Zoo (London UK)
    Southwick's Zoo (Mendon, MA)
    Windsor Wildlife Park (Windsor, UK)

    Places I don't remember at all (6):
    Beale Park (Reading UK)
    Birdland Park (Bourton-on-the-Water, UK)
    Bournemouth Parks & Gardens (Bournemouth UK)
    Chessington Zoo (Chessington UK)
    Marwell Zoo (Winchester UK)
    Paultons Park (Romsey UK)
     
  15. Junklekitteb

    Junklekitteb Well-Known Member

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    India
    Forgot about Dehli Zoo, but I don’t remember it at all. I guess moves me up a category.
     
  16. Luca Bronzi

    Luca Bronzi Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Italy
    1. Zoo di Napoli (Italy)
    2. Zoo delle Maitine (Italy)
    3. ZooSafari Fasano (Italy)
    4. Bioparco di Roma (Italy)
    5. Parco Natura Viva (Italy)
    6. Alpenzoo Innsbruck (Austria)
    7. Barcelona Zoo (Spain)
    8. London Zoo (England)
    9. Menagerie du Jardin De Plantes (France)
    10. Zoo de Vincennes (France)
    11. Anton Dohrn Aquarium (Italy)
    12. Genova Aquarium (Italy)
    13. Barcelona Aquarium (Spain)
    14. Cosmocaixa (Spain)
    15. Berlin Zoo (Germany)
    16. Tropical Aquarium (France)
    17. Aquarium next to the Eiffel Tower (I don't remember the name).
    18. Bioparc Valencia (Spain)
    19. Oceanografic Valencia (Spain)
     
  17. Mehdi

    Mehdi Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Agadir, Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco
    Aquarium de Paris ;)
     
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  18. aardvark250

    aardvark250 Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    HK
    Update list :

    China (7):
    Chimelong safari park
    HKZBG
    Ocean Park HK
    Shenzhen zoo
    Guangzhou zoo
    Chimelong aquarium
    Zhongshan Park Zoo

    Taiwan(1):
    Taipei

    Singapore(5):
    S.E.A.
    Jurong
    Night Safari
    River safari
    Singapore

    Malaysia(2):
    KL bird park
    Zoo negara

    South Korea(1):
    Everland zoo

    Japan(17):
    Ueno
    Tama
    Yokohama Aquarium
    Kamogawa seaworld
    Kyoto
    Kyoto Aquarium
    Osaka Aqua.(Kaiyukan)
    Kobe Animal Kingdom
    Tennoji
    Toba aquarium
    Ise sea paradise
    Nagoya (higashiyama)
    JMC
    Nagoya Port aquarium
    Yokohama zoorasia
    Tokyo sea life park
    Inokashira park zoo

    Total: 33 zoos/aquarium.
     
  19. Yoshistar888

    Yoshistar888 Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Australia
    Australia

    Traditional Zoos

    1. Melbourne Zoo

    Wildlife sanctuarys/parks (mainly natives although currumbin has a few exotics that i didnt see(i was little))

    2. Heasville Sanctuary
    3. Phillip Island Wildlife Park
    4. Moonlit Sanctuary
    5. Currumbin Sanctuary

    Safari parks

    6. Weribee Zoo

    Aquariums

    7. Melbourne Aquarium

    Theme park aquarium

    8. Sea world Gold Coast

    Theme park

    9. Dreamworld

    Museum

    10. Melbourne Museum

    (I have also visited the National Museum in Canberra but the closest thing i saw to a live animal was Phar Laps gigantic heart)

    USA

    Theme park aquariums

    11. Disney's Epcot (the nemo section)

    Theme parks
    12. Disneys animal kingdom

    Museums

    13. Yale Peabody museum of natrual history

    (notes: I have 'been' to two other collections in the USA but the first had no live animals (Natrual history museum in NYC) and the other being the Central Park Zoo (however it was from a distance and i couldnt convince the family to go there, so that dosent count either)

    The Bahamas

    * This also dosent count but I have seen the atlantis hotel/aquarium (its got a massive actual aquarium) from a distance. Also dosent count.
     
  20. Jarne

    Jarne Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Belgium
    My list:

    Belgium
    1. Planckendael
    2. Zoo Antwerpen
    3. Aquatopia (now closed permanently)
    4. Dierenpark de Zonnegloed
    5. Sea-life Blankenberge
    6. Serpentarium Blankenberge
    7. Noordzeeaquarium (now closed for renovations)
    8. Olmense Zoo/Pakawi Park (not yet under the new name)
    9. Pairi Daiza (both as Paradisio and Pairi Daiza)
    10. Les grottes de Han​

    Netherlands
    11. Diergaarde Blijdorp/Rotterdam Zoo
    12. Natura Artis Magistra
    13. Het Arsenaal
    14. Safaripark Beekse Bergen
    15. Burgers' Zoo
    Germany
    16. Naturzoo Rheine
    17. Wildpark Daun
    18. Wildgehege Kempfeld
    19. Zoo Duisburg
    20. Zoo Nordhorn
    21. Zoo Neuwied
    France
    22. La ferme aux crocodiles​