Largest Zoos in the World
Japans Yokohama Zoo, lovingly referred to as Zoorasia was established in 1999. A massive 100 acres in size, this lush, sprawling zoo gives extended room to its over 1500 animals from 150 species. In fact, the zoo is largely green in design, consisting of 7 separate ecological areasthe Asian Tropical Forest, Central Asian Highland, Oceanian Grassland, Japanese Countryside, African Tropical Rainforest, and the Amazon Jungleall designed to mimic natural habitats. Because its so large, binoculars are given to each guest upon entrance for optimal spotting of the inhabitants.