Madrid Zoo

Madrid Zoo It is a beautiful place to go with the family. And thus know the great diversity of animal species found in its facilities. The extension of this park is 20 hectares.

The Madrid zoo It opened in 1972 and was founded by Carlos III. One of its biggest attractions, the dolphinarium, was built in 1987. In it the whole family will spend unforgettable moments when they see the sea lions and dolphins perform their pirouettes. The pool is 36 meters long and 10 meters wide.


Eight years after the construction of the dolphinarium, the Zoo Aquarium was built. Which has 35 exhibition aquariums, with more than 200 species. After 2 years the small zoo is exhibited, where children are enchanted to see the newborn animals.


In the small farm are pets. Other buildings are that of Miserious Nature, where exotic species are appreciated; that of the Aviary, where the macaws are found.

Two of the last works carried out are the primate and panda complex. An act that amazed the world is the birth by artificial insemination of a white rhinoceros in the first days of May 2009. It is the third born in captivity.

Video at the Madrid zoo:

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