Zoo is a zoological garden or a park where animals are kept in a
facility that can be seen by the public. Zoology is a branch of Science
that concentRate the the study of animals. The word "Zoo" is a Greek
word that means animals and "logos" means study. Different animals are
being captured for scientific studies, aside from that it is also a way
to preserve endangered animal species, that's why breeding animals in
the zoo are highly encouraged by the local government. Many cities all
over the world able to have their own animal park. The first animal park
was introduced in London 1847.
Today, Zoos became one of the most favourite destination for a family
day out, especially for children. People can learn, play and have fun
while strolling around the zoo. Learning in a way that people may able
to know the different animal species and appreciate their existence. In
Australia, some zoos have walked through exhibits where visitors can
have a close encounter with animals. One of the famous zoo in Australia
is the Werribee Open Range Zoo,
where a wide variety of animals are being displayed to the public.
Usually these animals are being kept for conservation.
There are different types of zoo, one is the open range zoo which was
mentioned earlier. Another is the public aquaria, this type of zoo was
introduced first in London, one good example for this is the
Ocean World Manly in Australia.
Another type of zoo is the roadside zoo where usually found in the
remote areas. Then petting zoo and Animal theme parks.