Chester Zoo

zoological garden at Upton-by-Chester, in Cheshire, England

Chester Zoo is a zoo near Chester. It was opened in 1931. It was built without the traditional iron bars to cage the animals.[1] It covers 125 acres.

It was named as the best zoo in the UK and third in the world by TripAdvisor in 2017.[2]

155 of the creatures are classified as threatened species. 134 species are kept as part of a captive breeding programme.

References change

  1. Hunter, Pamela (2004). Veterinary medicine: a guide to historical sources. Ashgate Publishing. p. 455. ISBN 0-7546-4053-1.
  2. McLoughlin, Jamie (2017-08-31). "Chester Zoo named third best in WORLD by TripAdvisor users". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 2023-03-23.