London Zoo: Exploring Beauty of the Wilderness within the City of London

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A unique charity within Europe called the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a distinguished advocate in animal conservation as well as its habitats. Their primary goal is to empower others with the act of conserving as part of their everyday living. With the clarity of immensely pursuing their goals, the London Zoo was established on site as their main campaign for animal conversation.

Quick Preview of The Inside

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The London Zoo was built with so much beauty, creativity and passion not only for animal lovers and enthusiasts but even to those who are not. The amazing place showcases more than 12,000 amazing animals to discover. Even if you are actually in the heart of London, you will surely bedazzled with the breath-taking up close of the Gorilla Kingdom where serenity is felt  with the smell of African rainforest making the visitors having an extremely realistic experience of how it is in the wild with all the incredible animals. Another exciting area is the Clore Rainforest Lookout, a part of the rainforest in South America which include invertebrates, marmosets, and birds. There is also another area where the hairiest, tallest, scariest and even the smallest animals live.

Butterfly Paradise

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As visitors walk through the Butterfly Paradise, they will be surrounded by free flying moths and butterflies from Southeast Asia, Africa, South and Central America. These flying beauties seek out plants on which to rest or feed. There is also a room where tourists can see the development of butterflies from being pupae into other parts of their life cycle.

Tigers, Lions and Fishes

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The London Zoo is also home to a wide variety of wild animals such as Asian lions and Sumatran tigers. Here the visitors can be close to these endangered yet beautiful wild cats. The Aquarium in the London Zoo has three sections where exotic and weird fishes are held in display. There is also an area for a stunningly beautiful coral reef.

Zoo Schedule

2012 Opening schedules of London Zoo Facilities are shown below:

                                Present to July 15                                            10:00 am to 5:30 pm

                                July 16 to September 4                                  10:00 am to 6:00 pm

                                September 5 to October 29                         10:00 am to 5:30 pm

                                October 30 to Spring 2012                           10:00 am to 4:30 pm


Note:    It is open everyday yearly. On most bank holidays, opening is extended until 6:00 pm. Facilities are closed ton Christmas Day. An hour before the advertised closing time is the last admission.Children who are below 16 years old will not be allowed to enter unless accompanied by an adult.

 Nearby Landmarks

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 London Zoo is only 20 minutes walking distance from the Regent’s Park stations and the Camden Town. It is also a short bus ride coming from the station of Baker Street.

If you enjoyed reading this article find out about other interesting places to visit in London:

Camden Market

London Dungeons

London Eye

London Science Museum

London Sea Aquarium

Piccadilly Circus

Shakespeares Globe