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The History of London Zoo

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Fun facts about London Zoo

Here's three 'Did you know facts' about the History of London Zoo:

 

1. Did you know that the children’s story Winnie-the-Pooh was inspired by a female black bear called Winnie that lived at ZSL London Zoo from 1914 until her death in 1934?

 

2. Did you know that the giraffe house at London Zoo is the oldest zoo building in the world? It is still being used as a giraffe house today!

 

3. Did you know that the words ‘zoo’, ‘aquarium’ and ‘jumbo’ came from ZSL London Zoo?

 

Find out more exciting facts about the History of London Zoo by clicking on the links below:

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