Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  It was completely destroyed during World War II, and only 91 of 3,715 animals survived including a black stork. I am not sure what kind of bird this is, but it sure has some […]

Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  It was completely destroyed during World War II, and only 91 of 3,715 animals survived including a black stork. Native to South America and similar to a pheasant, this is a great curassow. On […]

Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  The zoo’s population of rare deer are part of several captive breeding projects.  I’m not sure if this is one of the deer that is considered rare, but it was awfully cute! On […]

Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  You might remember the world-famous polar bear cub, Knut, who was born in captivity at the Berlin Zoo and raised by zoo keepers after he was rejected by his mother. This guy climbed up […]

Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  It was completely destroyed during World War II, and only 91 of 3,715 animals survived.  Today it is the most visited zoo in Europe, hosting three million visitors a year from all over the […]