Australian Zoos

 

Australian Zoos

Australian Zoos

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.

 

 
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