Sunday, January 5, 2014

Fact of the Day: Ancient Zoo

While zoos seem like a modern invention, they're much older than one might think. The earliest known zoo was back in the year 3,500 B.C. in Egypt. 

21 comments:

Christine said...

interesting!

Al Penwasser said...

Wonder if they had a lot of camels...?

Pilar Domínguez said...

wow! I am astonished!!Kisses:)

Joy said...

Wow! So old:)
Have a nice day Adam:)

Bob Bushell said...

Wow, they don't seem to be that age.

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Margaret D said...

That is very interesting...

Dana said...

Wow, that's pretty amazing!

Sharon said...

I love going to the zoo :) Penguins are my favourite animals!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Wow, that's a looooong time ago!

DEZMOND said...

must have been a part of some pharaoh's court

Winnie said...

Oh I've not been to the zoo in years - I always like seeing the chimps!

Pat Hatt said...

Bet only the super rich could go

Unknown said...

amazing!

stephen Hayes said...

Didn't know zoos were THAT old.

Breathtaking said...

It's a surprising fact! I never realized zoos existed so long ago.

Caro * said...

I do not know this fact ! It is very interessant :)

Theresa Mahoney said...

I never would have guessed they have been around that long!

Bersercules said...

Sweet! I wonder how much it cost to go to one of them!

Kay said...

I wonder what kind of animals they had.

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Me too!

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