Zoo København

Copenhagen, Denmark

About Zoo København

Zoo København was founded by the ornithologist Niels Kjærbølling in 1859. He was given the summer garden of “Prinsess Vilhelmines Have” by the chief directorate of Copenhagen.

Zoo København comprises 11 hectares (27 acres) and is located in the municipality of Frederiksberg.

Starting in the early 1980s, Copenhagen Zoo has been undergoing a renovations aimed at replacing cages with enclosures which recreate animals’ natural environments, giving a better lifestyle to the animals, and a more realistic experience to visitors.

Official website: www.zoo.dk

Giant pandas at Zoo København

Denmark’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Martin Lidegaard made a deal with the Chinese president, to bring two giant pandas to the Copenhagen Zoo, on his two-day state visit to China at the end of April 2014.

Zoo København is planning the construction of it’s future panda exhibit.

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