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Copyright: David Lazic (Natasa-David) Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 11 N: 15] (89)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08-31
Categories: Mammals
Exposure: f/4, 1/125 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-09-05 11:52
Viewed: 3502
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Photo was taken at Belgrade Zoo.

Situated at the very center of the city, the Belgrade Zoo, or the Good Hope Garden, stands on one of the most attractive city locations - the Kalemegdan park. It was founded in 1936 and it is one of the oldest homes of animal kingdom in Europe.

It covers an area of 6 ha, and has 2,000 animals of 200 species, and beside wild animals it abounds in domestic animals too. Its present beautiful look is contributed by many built facilities, infrastructure, new drinking-fountains and fountains, Wooden Sculpture Gallery, the work of the sculptor Vuk Bojović, nursery for young animals - Baby Zoo... For its 60th anniversary it was enriched with a monument dedicated to its once most interesting and most famous resident - Sammy the chimpanzee, the first of its kind ever in this Zoo.

Not a week passes in this zoo without the media present, to record birth of a cub, various promotions... So this zoo became present almost daily in the life of Belgrade, enriching it with spirit of its gentle atmosphere, not without reason named the Good Hope Garden.


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