The best zoos in the world

Bioparc Valencia
During the summer holidays you can not only enjoy the amusement and water parks with the company of your loved ones, but it is also a good time to enjoy with family and friends at the zoos . In fact, some of these parks are the main attraction to visit certain cities.

If you are on vacation or you are a great animal lover, you will be interested to know the list that the TripAdvisor travel portal has drawn up, which has chosen the best zoos and aquariums around the world based on the comments and opinions expressed in their Web. Do you want to know which are the best zoos in the world? We give you a hint: two Spaniards have crept into the top ten!

Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska

Henry Doorly Zoo
Number one on the list of the best zoos in the world is held by the Henry Doorly Zoo, recognized for its efforts in conservation and research. Located in Nebraska, it is known to be home to one of the longest covered forests in the world, in addition to the largest geodesic dome , where visitors can also discover the largest covered desert.

San Diego Zoo, California

San Diego Zoo
Located in California, the San Diego Zoo is home to nearly 3,000 animals of more than 400 species. In addition, it can boast of housing some 3,500 unique plant species.

Loro Parque, Tenerife

Parrot park
One of the Spanish zoos that has managed to enter the world’s Top 10 of the best in the world has been Loro Parque, located in Puerto de la Cruz, in the north of Tenerife. In addition, this Canarian park has been recognized as the best in Europe. And what makes it so special? Well, very simple! In the Loro Parque you will come into contact with the animals that live in careful reproductions of their natural habitats. They include the Planet Penguin, which houses an iceberg with 200 penguins, and the OrcaOcean show.

St. Louis Zoo, Missouri

St Louis Zoo
Located in Forest Park, in St. Louis, Missouri, this impressive park is home to some 18,000 animals that represent the main habitats on the planet. Best of all, admission is free, although you have to pay for certain attractions. Of particular note is the Zooline Railroad , a train that runs around the zoo.

Singapore Zoo, Singapore

Singapore Zoo
In Singapore we find the fifth best zoo in the world, which houses 315 species of animals, of which 16% are considered threatened species. One of its main peculiarities is that its barriers are hidden. In addition, it has the largest colony of orangutans on the planet.

Chester Zoo, UK

Chester Zoo
The Chester Zoo, located in the United Kingdom, is home to some 5,000 animals of 422 different species. Although it can be covered on foot by walking along trails , it also has a water bus and a monorail.

Prague Zoo, Prague

Prague Zoo
Located in Prague, in the Czech Republic, this zoo specializes in endangered species such as the Mongolian wild horse, lemur, red panda, addax or Siberian tigers.

Tiergarten Schoenbrunn, Vienna

Tiergarten Schoenbrunn
Located on the grounds of the famous Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, it is the oldest zoo in the world. The best thing is that its main objective is to promote the conservation of species and nature in general.

Bioparc Valencia

Bioparc Valencia1
The other Spanish park that has managed to enter the list of the 10 best zoos in the world is Bioparc Valencia, open since the beginning of 2008. It is an innovative park where barriers are practically non-existent, since the animals, all of them African , they roam at ease. With an area of ​​100,000 square meters, it fully reproduces the habitat of animals with the aim of promoting respect for animals and the environment . Among other animals, it houses leopards, hyenas, lions, lemurs, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, gorillas or elephants. Soon they intend to expand the park to dedicate a part to Southeast Asia and South America.

Gramado Zoo, Brazil

Gramado Zoo
Finally, we have to talk about the Gramado Zoo, which cares about animal welfare and the conservation of the environment, faithfully reproducing the habitat of all the species it houses.