Shymkent Zoo

The Shymkent Zoo (Kazakh: Шымкент хайуанханасы, Shymkent haıýanhanasy; Russian: Шымкентский зоопарк) is the state zoo of the city Shymkent in Kazakhstan.[1] It is one of the largest and oldest zoological parks in the country. From the total zoo's area of 54 hectares (130 acres), under an exposition 34 hectares (84 acres). The Shymkent Zoo contains more than 20 kinds of animals brought in the 'Red book'. 25% of requirements of forages for animals the zoo grow up on own earth, the area of 30 hectares (74 acres).

Шымкент хайуанханасы
Shymkent Zoo
Africa section of the Shymkent Zoo
Date opened1980
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Coordinates42°22′37″N 69°37′41″E / 42.376971°N 69.628091°E / 42.376971; 69.628091Coordinates: 42°22′37″N 69°37′41″E / 42.376971°N 69.628091°E / 42.376971; 69.628091
Land area54 hectares (130 acres)
No. of animalsБолее 1600 (2012)
No. of species185 (2013)

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  1. ^ "Shymkent Zoopark". 1979-12-29. Retrieved 2014-06-16.