Zoo of the future - Leipzig Zoological Garden
Leipzig Zoological Garden, or theLeipzig Zoo, was first opened in 1878, Germany. The "Zoo of the future" accommodates hundreds of animal species living in environments that created in the closest way to their natural ones, categorized in six exciting theme worlds. This is also the reason Leipzig zoo soon becomes one of the most renowned and most modern zoos in the world.
Gondwanaland will bring you fascinating tropical experience
In Pongoland, visitors will have a chance to investigate our closest relatives - the apes. Different kinds of apes such as chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas and orang-utans all await you in Pongoland.
One of the most special attractions in Leipzig Zoo is the Gondwanaland, where offers visitors a very true atmosphere in three continents. Entering Gondwanaland will amaze you because it brings you to the closest contact with the tropical rainforest of Africa, Asia, and South America. There are also 100 exotic animal species and approx. 500 different plants.
In a spacious scenery of Kiwara Savannah different African animal species share one habitat. You will easily catch those wild zebras, giraffes, ostriches and other species live together peacefully as if they are in their wild jungles.
Welcome to Africa forest
Coming to Asia, you will be surprised when watching the largest cats in the world in Tiger Taiga area, where Amur tigers and leopards are quietly moving around. If you got a bit tired of your discovering journey, take a sit and drink coffee at the playground paradise, where different bears were once kept. This place now becomes a playground for children with many educational and creational activities as well as the Bear Castle Café.
If you want to celebrate in the middle of the jungle, try out the restaurant Patakan
Besides, visitors can also encounter the following South American animals such as maned wolves, horst llama as well as the flamingos.
The charming flamingos
If the jungles life could not satisfy your adventures, let plunge into fascinating underwater worlds. The aquarium is over 100 years old and is ranked among the largest in Germany as well as in Europe. Here is the right place to get a fantastic view of the underwater life with all of its exotic ocean creatures.
The panorama tank filled with 35,000 litres of water, there are colourful fishes as well as the variety of living corals. In the area of the ring tank, you will feel the very presence when standing in the middle of those swimming reef sharks and other enormous ocean species.
The colorful fish tank