Zagreb Zoo Opens after a Two-Year Reconstruction Project

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After two years, all parts of the Zagreb Zoo are again open to visitors.

Reconstruction works at the Zagreb Zoo have finally been completed after two years, and as of today all parts of the Zagreb Zoo are again available to visitors. The modernized zoo was opened this afternoon by Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić, reports on October 16, 2016.

“On the island, we have built a large dwelling for Dalmatian pelicans, the first in Croatia after a hundred years”, said Tomislav Krizmanić from the Zoo. “We have also built a new habitat for African birds, the Madagascar area with a living area for Madagascan animals, a souvenir shop, the new main entrance to the Zoo, an education centre and a restaurant”, said Krizmanić. He added that the Zoo now has two new bridges, including the one which leads to an island on the Maksimir Lake which has never been used until now.

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They have also restored the Lion’s Bridge, one of the most attractive parts of the Zagreb Zoo.

Visitors to the Zoo are very satisfied with the latest changes, as demonstrated by a large crowd of people who came to the Zoo in the afternoon.

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