Sparrows were also trapped as food for falconers' birds and zoo animals.
A male crocodile lived to an estimated age of 110–115 years in a Russian zoo in Yekaterinburg.
There is also a zoo in the park, and the park is a popular destination to view cherry blossoms.
This series is about Monkey World, the popular ape and monkey sanctuary and zoo near Wool, Dorset.
The first flamingo hatched in a European zoo was a Chilean flamingo at Zoo Basel in Switzerland in 1958.
He records making a specific commitment to Christian belief while on his way to the zoo with his brother.
The zoo is one of the top visitor attractions in Northern Ireland, receiving more than 295,000 visitors a year.
In a broad survey of zoo animals, no relationship was found between the fertility of the animal and its life span.
The zoo is noted for its collection of rescued tigers and increasingly realistic and spacious enclosures for them.
Named Kolya, he joined the zoo around 1913 to 1915, fully grown, after touring in an animal show, and lived until 1995.
Many of Kós's buildings, including those in the Budapest zoo and the Wekerle estate in the same city, show this influence.
The Berlin Zoo, opened in 1844, is the oldest zoo in Germany, and presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world.
Hamburg's famous zoo, the Tierpark Hagenbeck, was founded in 1907 by Carl Hagenbeck as the first zoo with moated, barless enclosures.
The zoo inhabits much of the converted buildings of the Granite Fort built by Lord Palmerston as a defense against the French in 1860.
Regent's Park contains London Zoo, the world's oldest scientific zoo, and is near the tourist attraction of Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.
Grey seals have proved amenable to life in captivity and are commonly found zoo animals around their native range, particularly in Europe.
He included mankind in his speculations from the outset, and on seeing an orangutan in the zoo on 28 March 1838 noted its childlike behaviour.
A major zoo called Diergaarde Blijdorp is situated at the northwest side of Rotterdam, complete with a walkthrough sea aquarium called the Oceanium.
Portland is home to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Portland Art Museum, and the Oregon Zoo, which is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi river.
The zoo also carries out important conservation work and takes part in European and international breeding programmes which help to ensure the survival of many species under threat.