About 4000 animals as ambassadors for their conspecifics in the wild. A nature conservancy center with involvement in international breeding programs and resettlement projects. Animal worlds that one can immerse oneself in. This is what Zurich Zoo is about.
Its animal diorama display and exhibit of spectacular gigantic crystals qualify the Natural History Museum in Bern as one of Switzerland's most important nature museums.
The Romans bred woolly grazing pigs, occasionally called their horses "lecher" and sifted remnants of spices from their wine before drinking it. At least that's what they did in Augusta Raurica, the best-preserved Roman town north of the Alps.
A tour of the Natural History Museum is like an expedition into the remotest corners of our planet where the most beautiful minerals originate, or into the distant past when dinosaurs ruled the earth.