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Artis Entrance

Artis Zoo

Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo (also known as: Natura Artis Magistra) was founded on 1 may 1838 by Gerardus Frederick Westerman, JWH Wai Linn and JJ Wijsmuller. The purpose of Artis was to love and care for nature. The zoo has over 20 monumental buildings. In the past years the park also renovated a lot. Artis […]

Diergaarde Blijdorp

Blijdorp Zoo Rotterdam

Blijdorp is a neighborhood in the north of Rotterdam and is part of the Rotterdam North district. Part of the district falls under the government-protected face Blijdorp. Blijdorp Zoo, Rotterdam Zoo, is located south-west of Blijdorp. About 9500 people live in the district. Diergaarde Blijdorp is a member of the Dutch Zoo Federation and the […]

Avifauna

Avifauna Bird Park

Avifauna Bird Park is a large bird park in Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands. It was the first dedicated bird park in the world. The zoo was set up in the garden of the Ten Rhijn estate and it was opened on 17 May 1950. A toucan has been depicted on the zoo’s logo […]