Published: April 28, 2015
As a child, the zoo was probably one of your favorite spots to tour. With all the exotic animals growling and prowling behind cages, there’s no better way to spend your weekend then to be at the zoo. There are 142 zoos in the United States, which bring 175,000,000 people to these local animal kingdoms annually. These awesome animals make a lot of money for being so interesting, collecting $5,136,250,000 a year. There are a total of 751,931 creatures seen mostly in textbooks seen in the flesh at the zoo. This amounts to 6,126 species, 1,041 endangered. Zoos get a funding of $16,000,000,000. The zoo also offers jobs to searching employers, granting 142,000 employment opportunities.
175 million people visit the zoo each year. There are a large amount of zoos in Germany (414) with 1,500 species in the Berlin zoo. The Berlin Zoological Garden is the world’s largest zoo, followed after by the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, London Zoo, Beijing Zoo and Columbus zoo. At the bottom of the largest zoos are the Bronx Zoo at 265 acres and the San Diego zoo at 100 acres. Which zoo is your favorite?