ALERT! : Hambantota, Sri Lanka: 400-500 wild elephants are living on land threatened by industrialization, and massmigration. Please support the establishment of The Hambantota Proposed Wild Elephants Management Reserve in order to save this forest not only for elephants, but also for Palmyra trees more than 100 years old and Halmilla trees as well as other species and entire ecosystem. > read more
Hungarys oldest and second largest zoo features 3,500 animals from around the world, including the countrys only white tiger couple and largest lion group. The jungle-themed Hotel Dzsungel is located on the zoo property in a natural oak forest. Hotel guests can visit the zoo for free.
In 2006, as conclusion of its ten-year development programme, the Zoo built an elephant house and runway for African elephants. The house covers 600 square-metres, and contains four 37-square-metre boxes, and a 300-square-metre common hall with a small pool.