Jardin des Plantes

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Map of the Jardin des Plantes in 1820

The Jardin des Plantes is a large garden in Paris, France. There is a school there that trains people to be botanists. There is a zoo in the Jardin that was started during the French Revolution from the animals at Versailles. The garden was started in 1626. It was used in 1640 to grow medicinal herbs for the king.

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