Yerevan Zoo

Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan Zoo


The Yerevan Zoo, also known as the Zoological Garden of Yerevan (Armenian: Երևանի կենդաբանական այգի (Yerevani kendabanakan aygi)), is a 35-hectare (86-acre) zoo established in 1940 in Yerevan, Armenia.

At present the zoo is home to about 3000 individuals representing 300 species. Species representing the South Caucasus and Armenia include Syrian brown bears, Bezoar goats, vipers, Armenian mouflon, Red Deer and black vultures. Other species at the zoo from around the world include African lions (including a white lion), tigers (Bengal and Siberian subspecies), Jaguars, Leopards, Zebras, Alpacas, Llamas, Przewalski’s Horses, Père David’s Deer, Hippos, Kangaroos, Mandrills, spotted hyenas, Alaskan wolves, Moon Bears, Barbary Sheep, Bactrian Camels, Caucasian lynx and an Indian elephant named Grantik.

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