Hannover Travel Tip:
Hanover Zoo is located in the city centre of Hanover, Germany. The zoo was established on May 4, 1865, and comprises an area of 22 hectares. Currently, it is home to about 3,414 animals in 237 species, which are cared for by more than 400 employees in the summer season (stocktaking 2010).
Concept Zoo 2000
In the early 1990s, the zoo was in a deep crisis, facing ever falling visitor numbers. In 1994, it was converted into a limited company and sold to Hanover Region and work on a completely new concept started the next year. In just 15 years, Zoo Hannover GmbH’s ‘Zoo of the Future’ World Exposition Project has revolutionized the European zoo world. 111.9 million € has since been invested to transform a decaying municipal zoological garden into today’s Adventure Zoo.
Since the year 2000, more than a million people visit the zoo annually. In 2005, the Winter-Zoo was introduced, in 2007 the children's paradise Mollywoop was opened, in spring 2010 the Australian Outback and in May 2010 the seventh theme world followed. With the opening of the Canadian theme world “Yukon Bay”, a world record of five Asian baby elephants in one calendar year and the 2009/10 ‘Best Zoo’ award, Hannover Adventure Zoo is nowadays one the leading zoos in Germany. More than 1,6 million visitors each year are enchanted by seven unique theme worlds.
[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanover_Zoo ]
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