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Short trip to the Duisburg Zoo, Germany

 
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added on 30th of April, 2009

The Duisburg Zoo is located in the northern city of Duisburg wich is one of the cities of Germany and is one of the biggest and most beautiful zoos in Germany. The Duisburg Zoo is crossed by means of a freeway, so that it is divided into the east and the west part, but they are linked by a bridge. The Zoo was opened in 1934, was closed at the beginning of the Second World War but it was reopened in 1946.In 1965 it has added a dolphinarium.

The main tourist attraction in this garden is the Koala bears and dolphins but the Zoo has also other animals beeing aprecieted as well by the tourists such as a collection of seals of Madagascar (wich are at the second place in the world by size).The Zoo has an area of 15.5 hectares and hosts 2000 animals.

 

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The city of Duisburg has a long history. Archeological findings indicate that this area has been inhabited from a long time. Duisburg has served as a major trading center since the fifth century.  The area of Duisburg has been conquered by different Empires including Romans and Normans etc. In the middle ages the town was granted the status of a free city. In the year 1000, the river Rhine changed its path which put an end to the growth and development of city. In the eighteenth century, the city of Duisburg witnessed industrial revolution. Big steel, iron and textile factories established here. It contributed to the development of the city.... Read more »

 
 
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