Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, Israel
The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo occupies a vast territory in the center of a beautiful green valley full of water and life. The zoo collected, along with the animals mentioned in the Bible, numerous representatives of the fauna of the world, including rare, endangered species.
The zoo was founded in 1940 and is now on its territory there are more than two hundred species of animals, as well as different kinds of birds and reptiles. There is never boring. The visitor will need some time to get familiar with all the incredible beauty: lakes, streams, rock Moses, monkey island, verdant lawns and their inhabitants. On holidays and during school holidays, the zoo offers a wide range of possibilities pastime for the whole family. Along with exhibitions, seminars, shows and musical performances, here you can find a place where visitors can pet small animals.
One of the highlights of the local program are performances of elephants. During winter weekends special program – jazz concerts, feeding the elephants and the lottery, the winner of which receives the right to ride on an elephant.