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Number of zoos in the world

How many zoos are there in the world?

More than 1500

There are more than 1500 accredited zoos in the world.  Not too many people know that there are 751391 animals in the accredited zoos and aquariums.  Needless to say, there are more than 6000 species in these zoos.  More than 175 million people visit zoos every year.  414 zoos are only in Germany.  In the US there are 350 zoos.  The surface of the largest zoo in the world is of 12500 acres.  It is interesting to know that San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park is considered to be the largest zoo in the world.

This fact is verified on : October 7, 2013.





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