Excursion to the zoo of Almaty
The Almaty Zoo was opened on November 7, 1937. It is one of the oldest zoos in Kazakhstan (now it is more than 75 years old). The zoo includes an area of about 22 hectares. Animals in the zoo are housed in seven compartments: carnivorous mammals, ungulates, primates, birds of prey, exotic birds, exotarium, aquarium.
The zoo's collection includes samples of the unique and diverse wildlife of Kazakhstan, in particular, deer, wild sheep, wolves, beavers, golden eagles and other animals. Of the exotic animals imported from other continents here, you will see bears, tigers, jaguars, Persian and Far Eastern leopards, elephants, zebras, yaks, deer, argali, American condors, vultures, snakes, crocodiles. Special attention is paid to the diverse wildlife of Kazakhstan. The zoo also specializes in breeding predatory birds.
Almaty Zoo – how to get there
The zoo in Almaty is located on Gogol Street, exact address: Kazakhstan, Almaty, Yesenberlin Street 166. GPS coordinates of the Almaty Zoo: 48°57'0"N 66°14'0"E
Almaty Zoo – information
The Almaty Zoo was built in the eastern part of the city next to the Gorky Park of Culture and Recreation. The zoo is a landmark of the city of Almaty, it is always crowded here. During the Soviet years, 95 species of mammals, 50 species of birds, 80 species of fish, 17 species of reptiles lived in the zoo, in total there were over 2000 specimens of animals. In the zoo there are also species of animals listed in the Red Book. In 2003, animals from Africa were brought to the zoo. The zoo also has a large aquarium in which you will see aquatic representatives of your species.