Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park, Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
Kristiansand Zoo – Dyreparken – is situated only 11 km (6 miles) east of Kristiansand. It actually consists of several parks combined; a zoo and an entertainment park with different theme areas, as well as the wet world “Badelandet” – “a park in the park” – where you need an additional ticket.
Kristiansand Zoo is Norway`s most frequently visited attraction covering an area of 150 acres of Nordic terrain. The zoo contains an enclosure for Scandinavian animals such as wolves, elk, lynx, fox and many more. Daily feeding at 1pm.
In the park you will also find exotic animals such as lions and tigers and endangered animals such as the red panda. The Africa exhibition allows you to move along a bridge observing native savanna animals such as giraffe and zebras. The first part of the rain forest is alive with a variety of apes and monkeys. Here you will find an open air area where some of the smaller monkeys run wild amongst the trees and climbling areas and swing on the ropes while you can move amongst them! Deeper into the rain forest, the mist and the humid atmosphere, dark and scary passages lead the way to crocodiles, alligators and many other reptiles – You will find more than 800 animals and birds living in as much freedom as possible in a natural
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