Barcelona Zoo in Barcelona

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Barcelona Zoo (Parc Zoològic de Barcelona in Catalan, Parque Zoológico de Barcelona in Spanish) is a zoo in the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The zoo used to be internationally known as the home of Snowflake, the only known albino gorilla that died on 2003.

Animals & Exhibits

Pequeños Primates

In the building that houses pequeños primates (small primates) you can find for example siamang, talapoin, patas monkey, barbary macaque, snub-nosed monkey and De Brazza's monkey.


In the terrario (terrarium) you can find for example Cuban crocodile, python sebae, Siamese crocodile, python reticulatus, marginated tortoise, frill-necked lizard, central bearded dragon, uromastyx geyri, leopard gecko, knight anole, saltwater crocodile, rhinoceros iguana, chuckwalla, Chinese alligator, saurosuchus, boa constrictor, epicrates angulifer, boa manditra, malpolon monspessulanus, vipera aspis, Cuvier's dwarf caiman, common toad, hyla meridionalis, yacare caiman, Galápagos tortoise and African spurred tortoise.

Tierra de dragones

In the exhibit called Tierra de dragones (Land of dragons) you can take a look at Komodo dragon and Java Sparrow.


The Aquarama is the place where you can see common bottlenose dolphin.


In the exhibit called Aviario (Aviary) you can find birds like Gallicolumba, southern crowned pigeon, Victoria crowned pigeon, black-cheeked lovebird, speckled mousebird, toco toucan, red-billed leiothrix, superb starling, boat-billed heron and sunbittern.

Galeria de titis

In the Galeria de titis (Titis gallery) you can watch for example golden-headed lion tamarin, emperor tamarin and cottontop tamarin.

Plaza de los loros

At the plaza de los loros (Parrots Square) you can see red-and-green macaw and other parrots.

Other animals

Other animals in the zoo include

Primates, Lemurs & Monkeys:Bornean orangutan, gorilla, ring-tailed lemur, sooty mangabey, chimpanzee, mandrill, spider monkey Predators:Iberian wolf, brown bear, meerkat, red panda, anteater, otter, lion, Sumatran tiger, cheetah, black panther, Sri Lankan leopard, jaguar Herbivores:bongo, southern white rhino, hippo , giraffe, african elephant, muntjac, guanaco, red kangaroo, Chapman's zebra, blue wildebeest, dromedary, Spanish ibex, fallow deer, red deer, elk, bactrian camel, chital, Père David's deer, dama gazelle, impala, pygmy hippo, South American tapir, dorcas gazelle, scimitar oryx, African forest buffalo, wisent, goat, percheron, Holstein cattle, domestic pig, Catalan donkey Pinnipeds:Californian sea lion Rodents:black-tailed prairie dog, coypu, capybara, porcupine, Patagonian mara, European Rabbit, rat, Guinea pig, house mouse Birds:Chilean flamingo, ruddy shelduck, Cuban flamingo, Humboldt penguin, pied imperial pigeon, Nicobar Pigeon, Indian peafowl, red-fronted macaw, military macaw, hyacinth macaw, red-and-green macaw, ostrich, jabiru, African sacred ibis, Egyptian vulture, turkey vulture, white stork, spoonbill, little egret, black-crowned night heron, cattle egret, glossy ibis, hamerkop, black stork, scarlet ibis, griffon vulture, cinereous vulture, red-breasted goose, greater flamingo, northern lapwing, silvery-cheeked hornbill, recurvirostridae, stilt Reptiles:Aldabra giant tortoise Fish:common carp

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