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Kolmården Wildlife Park

Coordinates: 58°39′55″N 16°27′59″E / 58.66528°N 16.46639°E / 58.66528; 16.46639
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Kolmården Wildlife Park
Date opened1965
LocationBråviken bay, Norrköping, Sweden
Land area1.5 km2 (370 acres)[1]
Coordinates58°39′55″N 16°27′59″E / 58.66528°N 16.46639°E / 58.66528; 16.46639
No. of species85
Annual visitors720,000 (2015)[2][3]
MembershipsEAZA,[4] WAZA[5]
Websitewww.kolmarden.com Edit this at Wikidata

Kolmården Wildlife Park (Swedish: Kolmårdens djurpark) is a zoo. It opened in 1965 overlooking Bråviken bay in Sweden. It is the largest zoo in Scandinavia.

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The park includes the first dolphinarium in Scandinavia. It opened in 1969 and has daily shows, and the world's first cable car safari. The wildlife park also has a birds of prey display and a seal show. In the Marine World area is a roller coaster called "The Dolphin Express". Another, larger, roller coaster in the park is Wildfire.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Kolmården: Let the adventure begin Archived 2014-09-03 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  2. "Kolmårdens djurpark". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 30 April 2011. (subscription required)
  3. "Kolmården Zoo". parks-resorts.com. Parks and Resorts Scandinavia. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  4. "EAZA Member Zoos & Aquariums". eaza.net. EAZA. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  5. "Zoos and Aquariums of the World". waza.org. WAZA. Retrieved 24 April 2011.

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Media related to Kolmården Zoo at Wikimedia Commons