Zoos, or zoological gardens, exist in many forms all over the world. The first zoo showing wild animals from exotic locations to the public was opened in London Zoo, in 1828.
Zoo now often incorporate landscape immersion, where the animals' natural environment is recreated in their enclosures.
Modern zoos range from safari parks, where visitors drive through vast areas, seeing animals in the open range, to petting or childrens' zoos, where children can hold or stroke domestic and farm animals. Zoos also include aquariums, animal sanctuaries, animal theme parks, bird parks and reptile parks, and there are even butterfly zoos.
Zoo visits are fun, entertaining and educational, so wherever you are, visit your local zoo.
Zoo in Sanary-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Zoa Parc Animalier et Botanique
Zoa Parc Animalier et Botanique in Sanary-sur-Mer, France is a zoological garden that will enchant young and old, and here they showcase many species of birds and small mammals, including exotic animals and small cats, wallabies, meerkats and more. There is also a mini farm with Senegalese goats, alpacas, donkeys and guinea fowl, the chickens and peacocks walk freely in the park and will delight everyone, they also have reptiles, parakeets, cranes, red flamingos, macaws and more. The Zoa Parc Animalier et Botanique also features several hundred plant species, from tropical to cactuses and succulents, and the greenhouse and garden is populated with Mediterranean species. They offer animated tours with facilitators and the feeding of animals, and cater to birthdays and creative workshops, groups are welcome, come discover all the adventures the park has to offer.