Yalta Zoo, Ukraine
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Like John, many of the animals at the Yalta Zoo have been rescued. "A lot of circuses and zoos have suffered since the end of the Soviet Union; the government stopped giving them any money," says Oleg.
Yalta Zoo is also known as the Fairy Tale Zoo, named after a nearby valley with the same name.
And in fact, this Yalta Zoo is a private one, and most of the animals are those who was given to it as "a gift" when their previous owners could not handle them anymore (including circus retired animals that were supposed to be euthanised).
The Swallows Nest l Fairy Tale Meadow & Yalta Zoo l Ai-Petri Mountain & Cable Car l Palace of Livadiya Alupka Palace and Gardens l Massandra Palace wine tasting l Nikitskiy Botanical Garden l The Genoese Fortress of Sudak Noviy Svet (New World) l Crimean Caves/ Mammoth remains l Green Valley
Yalta Zoo - This zoo is privately owned and has many different species of animals with a total number of approximately 500 residents. Many of the animals here have been rescued from circuses that broke up during the Soviet reforms.
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