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ATTICA ZOOLOGICAL PARK

ATTICA ZOOLOGICAL PARK

Attica Zoological Park , is a 20-hectare (49-acre) private zoo located in the Athens suburb of Spata, Greece. The zoo is home to about 2000 animals representing 400 species, and is open 365 days per year. A zebra in the Attica Zoological Park. Attica Zoological Park is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).And the European association of Aquatic mammals (EAAM).



The Attica Zoological Park opened in May 2000. It was initially a bird Park that was home to 1100 birds from 300 different species — the 3rd largest bird collection in the world. World of reptiles was added in April 2001, followed by Greek fauna in 2002, the African Savannah exhibit (with zebras and giraffes) in 2003, a cat exhibit and expansion of the African Savannah exhibit in 2004, a monkey exhibit in 2005, Land of the Cheetah, a chimpanzee and gibbon exhibit, and a Somalia exhibit (with camels and donkeys) in 2008. In 2010, the zoo opened a dolphinarium and added white rhinos to its residents.



In 2005, the zoo began to run daily shows featuring birds of prey. In 2010 the zoo began shows with its newly installed dolphinarium showing sea-lions and dolphins. The park have 7 dolphins : Veera (F), Leevi (M), Eevertti (M), Lima (M), Nojus (M), Ekinox (M) and Naska (M). Click for complete WIKI...

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