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Spend an unforgettable day with your family in the Barcelona Zoo and see one of the most important collections of animals in Europe ! The history of this wonderful park began in 1892. This is when the banker Lluís Martí Codolar donated his collection of exotic and native animals to the Barcelona City Council. Undoubtedly your visit to this wondrous Zoo will be a fun adventure and an educational experience. You will have the opportunity to see and appreciate the 4,000 animals living in the zoo structure! Among the animals are the descendants of Snowflake – the only albino gorilla in the world. Snowflake was the star of the Catalan city Zoo from 1966 until his death in 2003 from skin cancer. Dolphins, big cats, tropical birds, reptiles and many other animals will also fascinate you here at this marvelous zoo. All animals live in facilities that reproduce their natural habitats . Not only will you enjoy the scenery, but you will also learn how endangered species are protected; as the main goal of the Zoo is dedicated precisely to the search and protection of animal species that are at risk . To ensure that you spend a very pleasant day at the Zoo, the structure offers many amenities such as restaurants, bars, rides for children including: pony rides, train rides, electric cars, a souvenir shop and picnic areas. Do not hesitate: Zoo Barcelona is waiting for you!