The zoo is popular with local children, but most foreign visitors find the facilities too antiquated and its conditions poor.
Edinburgh Zoo has a penguin parade every day during the summer.
China’s largest zoo, in the northwestern sector of Beijing, now includes a separate indoor-outdoor pavilion for its lovable giant pandas.
Just behind the baths are the zoo and two amusement parks.
Wellington Zoo also runs Sleepover Camps for groups.
Wellington Zoo is the oldest in New Zealand.
Under Section 17 of the Zoological Society of London Act of 1928, you are forbidden from giving any of the animals in London Zoo a cigarette.
Auckland Zoo has 14 functions venues to choose from within the 18.5ha of parklands.
• English names written in romanji: a (always glossed in parentheses as alpha), Access, CoCo, Damn Rockers, Dreams Come True, Escalators Vanilla (possibly inspired by the `60's American bands Vanilla Fudge, The Mood Elevators, and Strawberry Alarm Clock, though made ludicrous in conforming to Japanese grammar which requires the adjective to follow the noun), Hound Dog, Jigger's Son (four guys), Judy and Mary (three guys backing a girl singer), Princess, Tube, Wink, Zoo.
The Indianapolis Zoo makes significant contributions with the global impact to a variety of species.
Even semi-pelagics like blue maomao eat it in times of shortage of zoo plankton.
- - Jim O'Grady "The Christians-only lion petting zoo."
Both offer special features for children, including children’s petting zoos and playgrounds.
We are invited to share his delight in Embraceable Zoo (for a store selling toys), Onan (Dorothy Parker's pet canary who spilled his seed), Robot Redford (a robot which once gave a commencement address), and many similar examples.
The fish are fascinating (look for the huge moray eel, which is not for the squeamish), but the zoo exhibits are also fun.
Visitors suffering from a surfeit of culture will find a change of pace in the Musée du Téléphone (11 Rue Maurice Barrès), which presents the history of the telephone service, and the zoo in the Parc de la Pépinière.
In the end, Mayakovsky is stuck in a kind of zoo, where curious people come to watch him do unhealthy things.
Auckland Zoo will not breed further from this group.
Roqueta is in the process of gaining national status as a protected nature reserve, but today, is only the site of a rather small, dismal zoo with claims that it is the world’s only zoo on an island — however, it’s not worth disembarking to visit.
An Observatory, a Zoo, and an Aquarium The Ancient Beijing Observatory (Guguanxiangtai), built in 1442, stands atop a remnant of the old city wall on the busiest street in central Beijing (Jianguomenwaidajie).
By keeping detailed records (stud books), zoo staff can make intelligent decisions on how to match individual animals to avoid inbreeding and maintain a healthy and genetically diverse captive population.
Even so, the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem, the Dolphinarium in Tel Aviv, the Llama and Alpaca Farm at Mitzpe Ramon, the alligator farm at Hammat Gader near the Sea of Galilee, and the Hai Bar Biblical Nature Reserve near Eilat should all prove popular.
He also said that the SARS virus had decimated attendance at the company's Blue Zoo aquarium in Beijing, with revenue losses of $1.5m expected.
The Indianapolis Zoo houses 13 SSP animals, 16 species that are endangered and 6 that are threatened.
The Berlin Panoptikum (Waxworks) opens in 2001, and a stunning, 36-story building, known as The Zoo Window, is being erected.
Bus was the slang term for omnibus, zoo for zoological gardens , and piano for pianoforte .
Subsequently, Ueno was turned into Tokyo’s first public park, endowed with all the preferred Western improvements: museums, concert halls, a library, a university of fine arts, and a zoo.
The Indianapolis Zoological Society has developed a new state-of the-art website showcasing White River Gardens: www.whiterivergardens.com and is currently updating its zoo website: www.indyzoo.com.
Buble, a 'one-dog man' and his four-legged companion 'Lady Buble' consider themselves the first out-of-the-closet zoo couple.
Those retreats within easier reach of the city — the casino of the Genting Highlands or theme parks born out of former tin mines — draw Malaysian families for holiday entertainment, a far cry from the more traditional parks, zoos, and aquariums.
The zoo just opened and there's no one there and it's clear and bright and so quiet you can hear the seals break the water as they circle their pool and the gulls fighting the kept birds for their seed.
The capital’s main zoo, open daily 9am–5:30pm (6pm during summer), is located in the eastern outskirts in the Bois de Vincennes (métro: Porte Dorée).
Parks and Zoos: there are nature trails in Phoenix Park and the Dublin Zoo has a pet corner and zoo train especially designed for younger children (see page 79).
The penguins still take pride of place — the zoo has the world’s largest group in captivity — and they take a stroll around the zoo in the “Penguin Parade” every day during the summer (April–October).
One day, an ape escaped from the Zoo.
Tiergarten Area Despite its name, the Tiergarten (literally “animal garden”) is not another zoo.
- - Larry Amaros "Post their own personal ad on a penguin at the Central Park Zoo."
Hundreds of animals + lots of room + different enclosures + great resources + picnic areas + experienced zoo educators + fun = Hamilton Zoo, excellent educational experiences for school students!
The Plaza de la Constitución in the town center has numerous pleasant cafés lining the square beneath the church bell tower, and nearby is the bullring and the small Zoo Municipal.
5 minutes' drive from Point Chevalier beach, the zoo and Western Springs Lake and park.
Wellington Zoo is too small to accommodate them adequately.
Environmentally-friendly Californians are justifiably proud of the zoo.
Where an animal exists in New Zealand only in a zoo, it is not regarded as 'introduced' in terms of the HSNO Act.
Auckland Zoo at Point Chevalier has a relatively good collection of exotic animals in charming surrounds, but considering it is the largest establishment of its kind in the country, its native collection is dismal.
More> Auckland Zoo has 14 functions venues to choose from within the 18.5ha of parklands.