Top 30 Largest Zoo In The World By Land Area

Top 30 Largest Zoo In The World By Land Area

January 5, 2021 0 By WireInside Bureau

Zoo or the Zoological garden/park have been always a place of attraction. Zoo maintain wide collection of animals including rarest animals. Animals are being housed since ancient civilization, and the concept of Public Zoo was conceptualized in the 18’s century. The Zoo helps in conservation of rarest animals, breeding of animals by providing all the requisite facilities. Peoples often lay a visit to Zoo, it helps in eradicating the stress, freshening the mind. So we are going list out some Largest Zoo in the world.

Zoo can be categorized in the largest list depending on various factor and criteria like number of species, number of animals, number of visitors or by area of the zoo. The list for the largest zoo in the world is prepared on the basis of Land Area. Let’s start the countdown of the largest zoo in the world by land area.

1. The Wilds

The Wild - World's Largest Zoo
Source: https://thewilds.columbuszoo.org/

Land Area: 3704 ha (37.04 Square KM)
State: Ohio
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 20
No. of Animals: About 300
Established Year: 1994

2. Calauit Safari Park

Calauit Safari Park
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Calauit_Safari_Park_22.jpg

Land Area: 3700 ha (37 Square KM)
State: Palawan
Country: Philippines
No. of Species: About 100
No. of Animals: About 1870
Established Year: 1976

3. Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park

Sri-Venkateswara-Zoological-Park-Jpify
Surce: www.svzoo.com

Land Area: 2239 ha (22.39 Square KM)
State: Andhra Pradesh
Country: India
No. of Species: About 100
No. of Animals: About 800
Established Year: 1987

4. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

The-Living-Desert-Zoo-and-Gardens
Source: www.livingdesert.org

Land Area: 730 ha (7.3 Square KM)
State: California
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 150
No. of Animals: About 430
Established Year: 1970

5. San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego-Zoo-Jpify
Source: https://www.sdzsafaripark.org/

Land Area: 730 ha (7.3 Square KM)
State: California
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 400
No. of Animals: About 3500
Established Year: 1972

6. Arignar Anna Zoological Park

Arignar-Anna-Zoological-Park-Jpify
Source: www.aazp.in

Land Area: 603 ha (6.03 Square KM)
State: Tamil Nadu
Country: India
No. of Species: About 170
No. of Animals: About 2600
Established Year: 1855 (as Madras Zoo), Later named to Arignar Anna Zoological Park in 1985

7. North Carolina Zoo

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Source: www.nczoo.org

Land Area: 555 ha (5.548 Square KM)
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 250
No. of Animals: About 1800
Established Year: 1974

8. Nandankanan Zoological Park

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Land Area: 401 ha (4.006 Square KM)
State: Odisha
Country: India
No. of Species: About 160
No. of Animals: About 3500
Established Year: 1960

9. Australia Zoo

Australia-Zoo-Jpify
Source: https://www.australiazoo.com.au/

Land Area: 400 ha (4 Square KM)
State: Queensland
Country: Australia
No. of Species: About 200
No. of Animals: About 1000
Established Year: 1970

10. Zoo Miami

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Source: https://www.zoomiami.org/

Land Area: 296 ha (2.995 Square KM)
State: Florida
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 500
No. of Animals: About 3000
Established Year: 1948; 72 years ago (Crandon Park Zoo), Later named to Zoo Miami in 1980

11. Košice Zoo

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Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ko%C5%A1ice_ZOO_6.jpg

Land Area: 292 ha (2.92 Square KM)
State: Košice
Country: Slovakia
No. of Species: About 151
No. of Animals: About 845
Established Year: 1979

12. Toronto Zoo

Toronto-Zoo-Jpify
Source: http://www.torontozoo.com

Land Area: 287 ha (2.87 Square KM)
State: Ontario
Country: Canada
No. of Species: About 460
No. of Animals: About 5000
Established Year: 1974

13. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

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Source: https://vizagzoo.com/

Land Area: 253 ha (2.53 Square KM)
State: Andhra Pradesh
Country: India
No. of Species: About 75
No. of Animals: About 850
Established Year: 1977

14. Whipsnade Zoo

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Source: https://www.zsl.org/

Land Area: 240 ha (2.4 Square KM)
State: Whipsnade
Country: England
No. of Species: About 209
No. of Animals: About 3626
Established Year: 1931

15. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Columbus-Zoo-Jpify
Source: https://columbuszoo.org/

Land Area: 235 ha (2.35 Square KM)
State: Ohio
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 800
No. of Animals: About 7000
Established Year: 1927

16. Minnesota Zoo

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Source: http://mnzoo.org/

Land Area: 196 ha (1.96 Square KM)
State: Minnesota
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 447
No. of Animals: About 2351
Established Year: 1978

17. Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden

Assam-State-Zoo-cum-Botanical-Garden-Jpify-Largest-Zoo-Assam
Source: https://www.holidify.com/

Land Area: 175 ha (1.75 Square KM)
State: Assam
Country: India
No. of Species: About 113
No. of Animals: About 895
Established Year: 1958

18. Nehru Zoological Park

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Source: https://traveltriangle.com/blog/nehru-zoological-park/

Land Area: 154 ha (1.54 Square KM)
State: Telangana
Country: India
No. of Species: About 110
No. of Animals: About 1100
Established Year: 1963

19. Kumasi Zoo

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Source: https://www.gbcghana.com/

Land Area: 150 ha (1.5 Square KM)
State: Ashanti
Country: Ghana
No. of Species: About 40
No. of Animals: About 135
Established Year: 1957

20. Beijing Zoo

Beijing-Zoo-Jpify
Source: http://travelograph.com/

Land Area: 90 ha (0.9 Square KM)
State: Beijing
Country: China
No. of Species: About 950
No. of Animals: About 14500
Established Year: 1907

21. Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield-Zoo-Chicago-Largest_Zoo-Jpify
Source: https://www.czs.org/

Land Area: 87 ha (0.87 Square KM)
State: Illinois
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 450
No. of Animals: About 2300
Established Year: 1934

22. Tallinn Zoo

Tallinn-Zoo-Jpify
Source: https://tallinnzoo.ee/

Land Area: 87 ha (0.87 Square KM)
State: Tallinn Country: Estonia
No. of Species: About 548
No. of Animals: About 13336
Established Year: 1939

23. Pretoria Zoo

Pretoria-Zoo-Jpify
Source: https://answersafrica.com/

Land Area: 85 ha (0.85 Square KM)
State: Pretoria
Country: South Africa
No. of Species: About 700
No. of Animals: About 9000
Established Year: 1899

24. National Zoological Park Delhi

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Source: wikimedia.org

Land Area: 71 ha (0.71 Square KM)
State: Delhi
Country: India
No. of Species: About 127
No. of Animals: About 1347
Established Year: 1959

25. Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Smithsonian-National-Zoological-Park-Jpify
Source: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/

Land Area: 66 ha (0.66 Square KM)
State: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 400
No. of Animals: About 2000
Established Year: 1889

26. Mysore Zoo

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Source: https://starofmysore.com/

Land Area: 64 ha (0.64 Square KM)
State: Karnataka
Country: India
No. of Species: About 100
No. of Animals: About 1320
Established Year: 1892

27. Johannesburg Zoo

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Source: https://www.citysightseeing.co.za/

Land Area: 55 ha (0.55 Square KM)
State: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
No. of Species: About 320
No. of Animals: About 2000
Established Year: 1904

28. Los Angeles Zoo

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Source: https://www.zoochat.com/

Land Area: 54 ha (0.54 Square KM)
State: California
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 270
No. of Animals: About 1400
Established Year: 1966

29. Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Henry-Doorly-Zoo-Aquarium-Jpify
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Doorly_Zoo_and_Aquarium

Land Area: 53 ha (0.53 Square KM)
State: Nebraska
Country: United States
No. of Species: About 962
No. of Animals: About 1500
Established Year: 1894

30. Chester Zoo

Chester-Zoo-Jpify
Source: https://blooloop.com/

Land Area: 51 ha (0.51 Square KM)
State: Cheshire Country: England
No. of Species: About 500
No. of Animals: About 20000
Established Year: 1931

Hope you enjoyed the list of top 30 largest zoo in the world. The information on the list are collected from different sources of Wikipedia. We love to have your feedback in the comment section below, and suggestions if we missed any from the top 30 list.