List of zoos by country

This is a list of zoological gardens (zoos) around the world. For aquaria, see List of aquaria. For dolphinariums, see List of dolphinariums. For an annotated list of defunct zoos and aquariums, see List of former zoos and aquariums.

Zoos are primarily dry facilities where animals are kept within enclosures and displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred. Such facilities include zoos, safari parks, animal theme parks, aviaries, butterfly zoos and reptile centers, as well as wildlife sanctuaries and nature reserves where visitors are allowed.

Africa

Algeria

  • Algiers Zoo
  • Jijel Zoo
  • Oran Zoo

Burkina Faso

  • Ouagadougou Zoo

Cameroon

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

  • Jardin Zoologique et Botanique d'Eala
  • Parc Zoologique de Lubumbashi
  • Zoo National de Kinshasa

Congo, Republic of the

Ivory Coast

  • Abidjan Zoo

Egypt

Ethiopia

Ghana

Kenya

Libya

Madagascar

Malawi

  • Blantyre Zoological Gardens

Mali

  • Bamako Zoo

Mauritius

  • La Vanille Nature Park
  • Casela Nature Park

Morocco

Mozambique

  • [2] - Maputo Zoo

Nigeria

Senegal

  • Parcs Forestier et Zoologique de Hann - Dakar

South Africa

Sudan

Tanzania

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Asia

Afghanistan

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Cambodia

China

Breeding centers:

Georgia

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Kazakhstan

North Korea

South Korea

Kuwait

Macau

  • Two Dragon Throat Public Garden

Malaysia

Myanmar

- Naypyitaw Zoological Garden - Yangon Zoo

Nepal

Pakistan

Palestinian territories

Philippines

Qatar

Singapore

Sri Lanka

Taiwan

Thailand

Turkmenistan

United Arab Emirates

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Australasia/Oceania

Australia

Fiji

Guam

New Caledonia

  • Parc Forestier de Nouméa - Nouméa

New Zealand

Papua New Guinea

  • The Rainforest Habitat - Lae

Europe

Albania

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

  • Larnaca Zoo
  • Limassol Zoo
  • Mazotos Camel Park
  • Nicosia Zoo
  • Paphos Zoo (Animal & Bird Park)

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Gibraltar

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Moldova

Monaco

Netherlands

North Macedonia

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

  • Askania-Nova
  • Basan (Zoo) - Zoological and Botanic complex in Stara Basan.
  • Berdyansk Zoo "Safary"
  • Cherkasy Zoo
  • Denisovsky petting mini-zoo
  • Dnipropetrovsk Zoo
  • Dokuchaievsk Zoo
  • Donetsk mini-zoo
  • Eupatoria Zoo
  • "Golden ostrich" - Zoo in Luhansk Oblast.
  • Home Zoo Timothy G. Omelyanyuk
  • Kharkiv Zoo
  • Kamianets-Podilskyi Zoo "Menzum"
  • Kherson Zoo
  • Kiev Zoo
  • Lanivtsi Zoo
  • Luhansk Zoo
  • Lutsk Zoo
  • Mankivka mini-zoo
  • Medenychi Zoo "Limpopo"
  • Mena Zoo
  • Nikolaev Zoo
  • Odessa Zoo
  • Rivne Zoo
  • Sevastopol Zoo
  • Simferopol Zoo
  • Straus - Yug - ostrich farm and zoo on the outskirts of Melitopol.
  • Taigan (Zoo) - Europe's largest nursery lions and other animals.
  • "Tavriya" - Zoo open-air in Zaporizhia Oblast.
  • "Three Bears (Zoo)" - Zoo at the recreation center in Hascheve.
  • "Valley of ostriches" - mini-zoo in Hascheve.
  • "Vashura`s village" - mini-zoo in Mariupol.
  • Vinnytsia Zoo
  • Yalta Zoo "Kazka"
  • Zaporizhia mini-zoo
  • Yaremche mini-zoo

United Kingdom

North America

Belize

Bermuda

Canada

Costa Rica

Guatemala

Mexico

Panama

Puerto Rico

United States

South America

Argentina

Brazil

Acre

Amazonas

  • Parque Zoológico Municipal - Manaus
  • Zoológico do Centro de Instrução de Guerra na Selva - Manaus[88]

Bahia

Ceará

Distrito Federal

Goiás

  • Parque Zoológico de Goiânia - Goiânia

Mato Grosso

Minas Gerais

Pará

Paraná

Paraíba

Pernambuco

Piauí

Rio de Janeiro

Rio Grande do Sul

Rondônia

Roraima

  • Zoológico do Sétimo Batalhão de Infantaria de Selva - Boa Vista

Santa Catarina

São Paulo

Sergipe

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Guyana

Paraguay

Peru

Uruguay

Venezuela

  • Parque Zoológico y Botánico Bararida - Parque Zoológico y Botánico Bararida
  • Bararida Zoo - Bararida

Well-known people with private zoos

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Africa Safari Adventure Park

The Africa Safari Adventure Park (previously África mía Safari) is a private wildlife park of approximately 100 hectares, located in El Salto, south of the city of Liberia, Costa Rica. All animals have an African safari motif with enclosures for animals such as zebras, warthogs and giraffes all of which multiply in the safari. The park also provides zip lines, nature trails through rain forest with a prominent waterfall and a lagoon for kayaking. The vast alluvial plain of the Guanacaste Province and swampy wetlands provide the Safari with an atmosphere that resembles that of certain plains of Africa.

Between 30-40 animals are born every year in the reserve. The animal park is the first in Central America with a giraffe born in captivity.

Arenal Eco Zoo

The Arenal Eco Zoo is a nature center located in western Alajuela Province, Costa Rica. It is located across Lake Arenal, west of Arenal Volcano National Park, right at the border between Alajuela and Guanacaste Provinces.

Centro de Rescate Las Pumas

Centro de Rescate Las Pumas (Las Pumas Rescue Center) is a rural park of approximately 14 hectares (34 acres), located in southern Cañas, in the Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.The Las Pumas (cat) Rescue Center is located in an old farm land called Hacienda La Pacifica, in the heart of Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site. Most animals are brought to the Rescue Center by government officials, rescued from human interaction. After rehabilitation, many species are reintroduced to the wild with approval of veterinary care.

Clodomiro Picado Research Institute

The Instituto Clodomiro Picado is a research center in Coronado, San José Province, Costa Rica. Established in 1970, the institute is a research unit of the Universidad de Costa Rica, responsible for the production of snake antiophidic serums and scientific research on serpents and their venoms, as well as educational and extension programs in rural areas and hospitals. It received its name in honor of Costa Rican scientist Clodomiro Picado Twight.The Institute produces antivenoms for human and veterinary use in Central America, Ecuador, Nigeria and Papua New Guinea.

Jaguar Rescue Center

The Jaguar Rescue Centre (Spanish: Jaguar Centro de Rescate) is an animal rescue centre located near Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in the Limón Province of Costa Rica. The centre is dedicated to the rehabilitation of mistreated, injured, orphaned, and/or confiscated animals. Once the animals are fully rehabilitated, they are reintroduced into their natural habitats in protected areas within Costa Rica, mainly in La Ceiba primary forest . Visitors are permitted in the centre during certain times each day. The center was created and is run by Encar Garcia, a Catalan biologist, and rehabilitates numerous mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. The centre also houses a large serpentarium of venomous and nonvenomous snakes native to Costa Rica.

La Marina Wildlife Rescue Center

La Marina Wildlife Rescue Center (Spanish: Centro de Rescate La Marina), or La Marina Zoo is an animal rescue centre located 8.5 km northeast of Ciudad Quesada, between Palmera and Aguas Zarcas, in the Alajuela Province of Costa Rica. The centre is dedicated to the rehabilitation of mistreated, injured, orphaned, and/or confiscated animals. Once the animals are fully rehabilitated, they are reintroduced into their natural habitats in protected areas within Costa Rica, primarily in the Parque Nacional Juan Castro Blanco to the south of the centre.

List of zoos in the Czech Republic

This list of zoos, animal parks, safari parks, wildlife parks, bird parks, aquariums, wildlife sanctuaries and nature reserves where visitors are allowed in the Czech Republic is sorted by location.

List of zoos in the United States

This is an incomplete list of existing, reputable zoos in the United States. For a list of aquaria, see List of aquaria in the United States, and for a list of nature centers, see List of nature centers in the United States.

Zoos are primarily terrestrial facilities where animals are held in enclosures and displayed to the public for education and entertainment. Animals may be bred, as well, to maintain captive populations and kept under veterinary care. These facilities include zoos, safari parks, animal theme parks, aviaries, butterfly zoos, reptile centers, and petting zoos, as well as wildlife sanctuaries and nature reserves where visitors are allowed. Zoos in the United States show great diversity in both size and collection. Many are notable for ongoing global wildlife conservation and captive breeding efforts, especially for endangered animal species.

Longleat Safari Park

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park in Wiltshire, England, was opened in 1966 as the first drive-through safari park outside Africa. The park is situated in the grounds of Longleat House, an English stately home which is open to the public and is the home of the 7th Marquess of Bath. Longleat Safari Park and the concept of safari parks were the brainchild of Jimmy Chipperfield (1912–1990), former co-director of Chipperfield's Circus.Today, Longleat is home to over 500 animals, and the estate occupies 9,000 acres (36.42 km2) of Wiltshire countryside.

Monteverde Theme Park

The Monteverde Theme Park, previously known as Frog Pond Ranarium (Spanish: Ranario de Monteverde), located in Santa Elena, north of Monteverde, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica, is a frog pond turned animal theme park that houses a butterfly farm with approximately 30 live butterflies species and other insects and over 25 species of frogs and other amphibians from around the country in a climate controlled habitat.The park includes flowering plants, cascading waterfalls and trees. There are also several species of free flying "butterfly friendly" birds. There is a learning center where visitors get a close up view of a variety of live caterpillars feeding and developing on their host plants. It also hosts a newly installed 8-cable zip-line through the park's tropical forest, the only zip-line in Costa Rica open at night.

Osa Wildlife Sanctuary

The Osa Wildlife Sanctuary (Spanish: Fundación Santuario Silvestre de Osa) or Caña Blanca Wildlife Sanctuary, is an animal rescue center located in Osa Peninsula in southwestern Costa Rica. The Sanctuary is accessible only by boat and is completely surrounded by Piedras Blancas National Park. The centre is dedicated to the rehabilitation of mistreated, injured, orphaned, and/or confiscated animals. Once the animals are fully rehabilitated, they are reintroduced into their natural habitats in protected areas within Costa Rica, including the Corcovado National Park.

Parque Zoológico Nacional Simón Bolívar

Parque Nacional Simón Bolívar (Zoológico Simón Bolívar) is an urban park of approximately 14 hectares, located in downtown San José, Costa Rica. It is the oldest botanical garden and zoo in Costa Rica. The name pays homage to Latin American national founder Simón Bolívar. It is administered by a conservation nonprofit foundation called Fundazoo. All animals in the zoo are orphaned, injured or have been disabled and are nursed back to health in hopes of releasing them.Since 2013, activists have been procuring legal means to close this and other zoos in Costa Rica, requesting animals be relocated to cage-free rescue centers.

Selvatura Park

The Selvatura Adventure Park, or Monteverde Nature Center, Hummingbird and Butterfly Gardens is a nature center in Monteverde, northwestern Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. It is located in the Cordillera de Tilarán mountain range, 1.2 miles south of the village of Santa Elena.

Serpentario Viborana

Project Vibroana (Spanish: Serpentario Viborana) is a privately operated serpentarium, rescue centre and environmental education facility located near Turrialba Volcano in the Cartago Province of Costa Rica. The centre is dedicated to the rehabilitation of mistreated, injured, orphaned, and/or confiscated snakes, focusing primarily on venomous species. Once the animals are fully rehabilitated, they are reintroduced into their natural habitats in protected areas, mainly in the Pacuare River primary forest. Visitors are permitted in the centre during certain times each day. The center was created and is run by Minor Camacho, a Costa Rican herpetologist. The educational guide explores the natural history and habitat of poisonous snakes more than their taxonomy.The Viborana centre also doubles as a snake call centre, with the owner and staff going out to homes to remove venomous snakes from places where they might inconvenience people.

Serpentario de Monteverde

Serpentario de Monteverde (Snake Tour Herpetarium) is an urban park of approximately 14 hectares (34 acres), located in southern Monteverde, in the Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. It has an average altitude of 1327 meters and is contiguous to the Monteverde Orchid Garden to the north and the Butterfly Garden to the south. The site includes reptiles, poison arrow frogs and over 20 species of snakes. Most species in the serpentarium can be found wild in the surrounding forests.

The Serpentarium of Monteverde is located in the heart of the Cordillera de Tilarán. Most of the surrounding areas are protected by the Zona Protectora Arenal-Monteverde which makes for a mostly undisturbed set of cloud forests over 4,000 feet in elevation. The park is in the south suburbs of Santa Elena, the main commercial center of the zone.

Spirogyra Butterfly Farm Park Garden

The Spirogyra Butterfly Farm Park Garden, (Spanish: Mariposario Spirogyra), located in San Francisco de Goicoechea, on the edge of Rio Torres, north of Zoológico Simón Bolívar, in Barrio Amon, Carmen District, San José, Costa Rica, is a butterfly house that houses from 50-60 different species of live butterflies from around the country in a climate-controlled, glass-enclosed habitat.

The conservatory includes flowering plants, cascading waterfalls and trees. There are also several species of free flying "butterfly friendly" birds.

There is a learning center where guests can get a close up view of a variety of live caterpillars feeding and developing on their host plants. Spirogyra Garden also works with different groups of women from rural areas of Costa Rica find alternative sources of income from field labor cultivating butterflies near forests for export.

Zoo Ave

Rescate Animal Zoo Ave, or simply Zoo Ave, is an urban park of approximately 14 hectares (34 acres), located in La Garita, in the canton of Alajuela, Costa Rica. It has an average altitude of 814 meters and is bounded to the north by the bed of the river Rio Poas. The site includes the largest collection of bird species in Latin America.It is administered by a conservation nonprofit foundation called Fundación Restauración de la Naturaleza, which also is responsible for the country's largest rehabilitation center in the Zoo Ave campus.

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