The Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark is one of the world’s most famous zoos. Founded all the way back in 1859, it is one of Europe’s oldest zoos as well. Imgur.com user Skieller posted these awesome photos of the zoo from back in 1955. Click an image to enlarge.
The zoo has gotten some bad publicity lately after killing a healthy giraffe and four lions. However, the zoo’s staff says it was just doing what was necessary to prevent inbreeding, and they seem to have the support of the locals. Read more about that story from The Guardian here.