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What is the oldest zoo in the United States?

Philadelphia Zoo

Also asked, what year was the first public zoo in the United States established?

In the same year, Central Park Zoo, the first public zoo in the United States, opened in New York, although in 1859, the Philadelphia Zoological Society had made an effort to establish a zoo, but delayed opening it until 1874 because of the American Civil War.

When was the first zoo ever made?

Shulgi, the ruler of Ur (now South-East Iraq) made the first-known collection of animals in 2400 B.C. But it was not a public zoo. The first real zoo was established by Queen Hatshepsut in 1500 B.C. in Egypt by collecting animals from all over Africa.

What was the first zoo in the world?

The oldest zoo in the world is Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna, Austria. It was constructed by Adrian van Stekhoven in 1752 at the order of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, husband of Maria Theresa of Austria, to serve as an imperial menagerie as part of Schönbrunn Palace.
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