Are there any zoos in Israel?

How many zoos are in Israel?

There are two big aquariums in Israel. One in Eilat and the second in Jerusalem.

Where is the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem?

  • The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem (Hebrew: גן החיות התנ"כי בירושלים על שם משפחת טיש‎, Arabic: حديقة الحيوان الكتابية في أورشليم القدس‎ Ḥadīqat al-Ḥaiwān al-Kitābīya Ūrushalīm al-Quds), popularly known as the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, is a zoo located in the Malha neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel.

How many animals are in the zoo mentioned in the Bible?

  • The zoo grew to 28 acres (11 ha) and more than 200 species, including most of the 130 animals mentioned in the Bible. Thanks to its breeding program, 11 species that had disappeared from Israel were reintroduced into nature reserves around the country, including the Syrian brown bear, the addax, and two types of fallow deer.

Who funds the Jerusalem Zoo?

  • Jerusalem mayor Teddy Kollek, who took office in 1965, became one of the zoo's main supporters and fundraisers through his Jerusalem Foundation.

What are the most popular tourist attractions in Israel?

  • According to Dun and Bradstreet, the Biblical Zoo was the most popular tourist attraction in Israel from 2005 to 2007, and logged a record 738,000 visitors in 2009. The zoo had about 55,000 members in 2009.

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