8 Montpellier Zoological Park Facts

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Montpellier Zoological Park

Montpellier Zoological Park Facts

  1. Henri de Lunaret donated his estate of Valletta, nearly 350 hectares of land to the city of Montpellier.

  2. Montpellier Zoological Park opened its doors in 1964.

  3. The zebra was the first species introduced in the Montpellier Zoological Park.

  4. Montpellier Zoological Park is the second largest Zoo park in France.

  5. A Plaque was instructed in honour of the Harkis Veterans, who helped to build the park in 1964.

  6. The Amazonian Greenhouse is the largest tropical greenhouse in France.

  7. Since the parks opening day in 1964, The park has expanded twice.

  8. There are 130 Animal species and around 1104 Animals.

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