Adelaide Zoo (Adelaide Zoo), founded in 1883 - one of the oldest zoos in Australia. Today, in an area of ​​8 hectares can be seen nearly 300 species of native and exotic animals (over 1800 individuals), including rare - such as the Sumatran tiger. Animals united on the principle of similarity of conditions of their habitat and are in near-natural conditions. Moreover, the management of the zoo tries wherever possible to do without grilles - instead they use glass or natural barriers. So, baboons live on the plateau surrounded by artificial rocks with large windows for spectators. And the tiger has a private pool with a waterfall, own a piece of jungle and rock for an afternoon rest. In addition, there are natural for animals maintained social groups: paired animals live in pairs, ungulates - small herds, primates - the families, the Lions - Pride.

 Much here and all kinds of birds, but of particular interest is the exposure of flamingos, which opened in 1885. Originally there were 10 birds, but most of them died during the drought of 1915. Today in the exhibition one can see two flamingos, which are more than 70 years! But, perhaps, popular with the public are the two giant pandas - Wang Wang and Funi, who in 2009, the zoo is 9 years passed, the PRC government. A zoo in the Botanical Garden is growing Ficus macrophylla, planted back in 1877!

 Lovers of architecture will certainly not disregard the zoo buildings, some of which has been listed as National Heritage Australia - for example, former House Elephant (Elephat House). And one more interesting detail - the zoo is working on a nonprofit basis.

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 Art Gallery of South Australia - this is the main cultural institution of South Australia. Located in the "cultural quarter" Adelaide - next to the State Library, the Museum of South Australia and University of Adelaide - the gallery presents world-famous rich collection of Australian art, especially Aboriginal and European and Asian. Over half a million people visit the gallery to see 35,000 of its exhibits - the second-largest collection of art in the country. Among the exhibits - paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, textiles, ceramics, precious stones and even furniture!

 The gallery was opened in 1881 and until 1967 was known as the "National Gallery of South Australia." Funds gallery grew and expanded, so that in 1996, had to move to a new building in the style of the Victorian era. The main exhibition gallery - landscapes and portraits ages 18-19 - is updated every three years. A special place is occupied by a collection of paintings by English artists, considered one of the most complete outside the UK. Gallery visitors can admire paintings by Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir. Pay attention to the collection of drawings and engravings of the old masters - one of the richest in the world! It includes works by Dürer, Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya, Tintoretto, etc.

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