Zoo Basel, Basel, Switzerland
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The Zoo Basel is located in the city of Basel, Switzerland. Established in 1874, it is Switzerlands oldest and largest zoo (by number of animals) and a major tourist attraction with nearly 1.7 million visitors per year.
The Zoo Basel is one of the leading zoos in the world. Among many comparisons, Anthony Sheridan's (Zoological Society of London) study in 2009 of 60 leading zoos, ranked the Zoo Basel as 7th best zoo in Europe.
Zoo Basels Main entrance Public transportation Tram line 2 (direction Binningen Kronenplatz) goes direclty from the Swiss, French, and German train stations to Zoo Dorenbach — Zoo Basel's South entrance.
Zoo Basel's children's zoo welcomed eight miniature piglets this week or, as they call them, mini-schwein. While not exactly exotic, the tiny piglets are the size of small puppies and have proven to be an absolute delight for the Swiss children lucky enough to see them.
The new arrival at Switzerland's Zoo Basel is a rather animated baby chimp. 2009_04_16_ZA_09B5522 Checking out his new pals... TNG_download4.
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