The Riga Zoo, Latvia 2 787
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The Riga Zoo is located in the Mezapark. It opened in 1912.
There is a hippopotamus house, a giraffes house, a flamingo house, a tropical house, aquarium, pavilions with raptors and ungulates, a terrarium and other pavilions in the zoo.
The zoo is open all the year round. Please check the working hours on the official website.
Photo review of the Riga Zoo located at Meža prospekts 1. The National Zoological Garden is open all the year round, it covers an area of about 20 hectares. 430 animal species (about 3 000 animals, excluding insects and invertebrates) live in the zoo. In Tropical House and a Terrarium visitors can observe the life of insects, tropical amphibians, reptiles, nocturnal animals, snakes, crocodiles and lizards.
Photos: Petrov Zahar
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