Wrapping Up At the Edinburgh Zoo

The Edinburgh Zoo has the only giant pandas in the UK, and is also home to the UK’s only koalas.  After a stroll through the Australian exhibit’s walk-through aviary where you see the beautiful Victoria crowned pigeon, you’ll meet the zoo’s Queensland koalas.  Some people think that koalas are drugged from the toxic eucalyptus leaves they…

Edinburgh Zoo

The Zoological Society of Scotland was founded in 1909 and by July of 1913 the Edinburgh Zoo was opened.  Located just west of Edinburgh’s city center on 82 acres of rolling hillside, the Edinburgh Zoo is home to over 1000 rare and endangered species.  It wasn’t until after a visit in 1948 by HRH King…