Kitee Zoo

Kitee Zoo, located in Kitee, Finland is the fourth biggest zoo in the country.[1] It was opened in 1996[citation needed] and has over 50 animal species.[1] There are Finnish animals, such as bears and lynxes, as well as more exotic animals.[2] It has the only yaks in Finland.[1] Some of the animals at the zoo include adder, Arctic fox, badger, bear, black grouse, chickens, chinchillas, chipmunks, common quail, eagle owl, emu, fox, geese, gerbils, goats, grey partridge, guinea pigs, hamsters, lynx, mallard, mink, mute swan, northern goshawk, Norway lemming, ostrich, peafowl, pigs, polecat, pony, rabbits, raccoon dog, reindeer, sheep, slow worm, turkeys, white-tailed deer, wild boar, wolverine, and wood grouse.[2]

Kitee Zoo
Date opened1996
LocationKitee, Finland
Coordinates62°02′45″N 29°53′54″E / 62.04583°N 29.89833°E / 62.04583; 29.89833Coordinates: 62°02′45″N 29°53′54″E / 62.04583°N 29.89833°E / 62.04583; 29.89833
No. of animals200[1]
No. of species50[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Kitee Zoo". Kitee Zoo. Archived from the original on 15 January 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Kitee Zoo – Animals in zoopark". Kitee Zoo. Archived from the original on 19 January 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2010.

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