Wuppertal Zoo is a 24-hectare zoo in Wuppertal, Germany. About 5,000 animals representing about 500 species from around the world live at the zoo, including apes, monkeys, bears, big cats, elephants, as well as birds, reptiles, and fish.
The zoo was founded on 5 December 1879. The central building opened together with the zoo itself on 8 September 1881. It featured 34 animals, among them a pair of wolves and a bear. Since then, the zoo has been steadily expanded.
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