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World's 5 Best Zoos - as part of the series on pets and animals by GeoBeats.
Here are 5 of the world's best zoos:
Number 5 is Taronga Zoo. Located in Sydney Australia, the zoo has a vast variety of both native and exotic animals. Situated along the waterfront, the Taronga Zoo offers breathtaking views of Sydney harbor and Opera House.
Number 4 is the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. Founded in 1889, the zoo is located in the heart of Washington, D.C.. It is home to approximately 2000 individual animals and 400 different species.
Number 3 is the Edinburgh Zoo. Located in Edinburgh Scotland, the zoo opened its door to public in July 1913. It is one of the most sought-after attractions of Scotland and attracts over 600,000 visitors a year.
Number 2 is the Singapore Zoo. It is home to approximately 2,800 animals, representing 300 different species of mammals, birds, and reptiles. Located in a beautiful setting, the zoo attracts close to 1 million visitors each year.
Number 1 is Tiergarten Schonbrunn Zoo. Located in Vienna Austria, it is one of the oldest existing zoos in the world. It has a unique setting since it is part of the summer imperial residence of Schonbrunn, a UNESCO world heritage site.