Berlin zoological zoo in Germany is one of the largest zoos largest zoo in the world, it was the very first zoo in Germany Opened on August 1, 1844. About 19,500 total animals and 1500 species of animals are found there. It is the most visited zoo of Europe. The biggest attraction in the zoo is the aquarium of berlin; it is the biggest aquarium in Germany.
Many rare species, including pygmy hippopotamuses, Indian elephants, and orangutans, have been bred there. By the outbreak of World War II in 1939, 4,000 birds and mammals and 8,300 aquarium specimens were housed in the zoo. The grounds were totally destroyed during the war, however, and only 91 animals survived.
Rebuilding was begun in 1952, and by the late 20th century the Berlin Zoological Garden and Aquarium had more than 5,000 land vertebrates of nearly 1,350 species, plus an aquarium fauna of about 7,000 freshwater and marine fishes and invertebrates. The zoo occupies about 99 acres (40 hectares), and the aquarium is housed in a four-story building. The Berlin Zoological Garden has the world’s best collection of wild cattle—it was the first zoo to breed the mountain anoa—and excellent collections of birds of prey, cranes, and antelopes. The zoo also maintains the international studbooks for gaur and both black and white rhinoceroses.
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