Zurich Zoo

Zürichberg

Zürich: Schweighofstrasse

Zürich: Schweighofstrasse

Zürich: Kreis 5 - Primetower

Zürich: Kreis 5 - Primetower

Zürich: Boot Zurisee

Zürich: Boot Zurisee

Zürich: Uetliberg - Zürichsee

Zürich: Uetliberg - Zürichsee

Zürich: Dolder Sports

Zürich: Dolder Sports

Zürich: Piazza ETH Hönggerberg

Zürich: Piazza ETH Hönggerberg

Zürich

Zürich

Zürich: Hotel Alexander

Zürich: Hotel Alexander

Zürich: Panorama

Zürich: Panorama

Zürich: Universität Zürich - Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum - Zürich, Zürich HB - ETH Zürich - Technopark - Uetliberg

Zürich: Universität Zürich - Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum - Zürich, Zürich HB - ETH Zürich - Technopark - Uetliberg

Zürich: Livespotting - Uetliberg

Zürich: Livespotting - Uetliberg

Zürich › Nord: Best Carwash - Hardbrücke - Jumbo compact Zürich - Hard One - Abaton - KV Zürich Business School - Escher Wyss

Zürich › Nord: Best Carwash - Hardbrücke - Jumbo compact Zürich - Hard One - Abaton - KV Zürich Business School - Escher Wyss

Zürich: Altstadt, Hauptbahnhof, Limmat, Sihl

Zürich: Altstadt, Hauptbahnhof, Limmat, Sihl

Zürich: Stadelhoferplatz - Sechseläutenplatz - Bellevueplatz - Zürichsee

Zürich: Stadelhoferplatz - Sechseläutenplatz - Bellevueplatz - Zürichsee

Zürich: Helmhaus - Frauenbad Stadthausquai - barfussbar - Grossmünster - Zurich town hall - Limmat - Zürichsee

Zürich: Helmhaus - Frauenbad Stadthausquai - barfussbar - Grossmünster - Zurich town hall - Limmat - Zürichsee

The zoo on the Zürichberg is home to 340 animal species in near-natural habitats. About 4,000 animals serve as ambassadors for their fellows in the wild. A nature conservation centre involved in international breeding programmes and resettlement projects – that's what Zurich Zoo is all about.

Group activities

Language:
de, en, fr, it

Duration:
1/2 day

Persons:
1 - 25

Cost:
Yes

Season:
Whole year

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From the Himalayas and South American grasslands to the Masoala Rainforest hall and the Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park, ecosystems have been created here to allow the animals – including endangered species – to roam free over wide areas A petting zoo also enables close contact between people and native livestock as well as domesticated animals.

In the middle of the 20th century, under the management of zoo director Heini Hediger, who invented information panels and mixed keeping of animals, the zoo became one of the first scientifically run zoological gardens. To this day, Zurich Zoo continues to be actively involved in nature conservancy and in international breeding programs.

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