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Dolphins in the Zoo Aquarium
Wolf in the Madrid Zoo Aquarium
Macaw show in the Madrid Zoo Aquarium


The Madrid Zoo Aquarium is a zoo and aquarium in Madrid, Spainmarker. It is located in the Casa de Campomarker.

History

Open since 1770 as the "Casa de Fieras" in Retiro Parkmarker, to exhibit the animals from the American colonies, on grounds which are part of the Parque del Buen Retiromarker. The new facilities of the Madridmarker Zoo Aquarium were constructed in 1972 and located in the Casa de Campomarker.

Facilities

Its exhibits include the zoo, a petting zoo, an aquarium, a dolphin exhibit and an aviary. Facilities include several restaurants, a boat tour and train tour.

Animals

It is home to over 6000 animals of 500 different species.

The Zoo is home of Pandas Bing Xing (M) and Hua Zuiba (F). Arrived in Madrid on September 8, 2007. In 1978 China presented the King of Spain with two pandas, Shao Shao and Quian Quiang. Their cub, Chu-lin, born in 1982 died in 1996. Chu-lin was the first panda born in captivity using artificial insemination in Europe

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