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Old January 13th, 2010, 09:19 PM   #1
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Historical Zoos

Zoo antwerp, Belgium, one of the oldest in the world, 1843:

The Zoo of Antwerp,next to the trainstation, is the green heart of the city, populated by more than 5,000 animals. After more than 160 years this romantic English garden is still a unique meeting spot for young and old.

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trainstation and tracks next to the zoo:



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Extention of the zoo, finished 2018:



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Old January 14th, 2010, 02:53 AM   #2
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Good idea

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Old January 14th, 2010, 10:09 PM   #3
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Old January 15th, 2010, 11:18 AM   #4
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Undoubtedly one of the most pleasing zoos in the world.


I just love historic zoological gardens. Berlin has a great one as well.
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Old January 15th, 2010, 04:38 PM   #5
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amazing zoo
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