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Faruk Yalçın Hayvanat Bahçesi ve Botanik Parkı

  • 29 years of experience since 1990
  • Animal population more than 3.000 comprised of more than 250 species
  • A modern zoo having the most species in our country, which is licensed by the Ministry of Forestry.
  • The first zoo of the country which is a full member of EAZA (European Association of Zoos and Aquariums)
  • “Wildlife Conservation and Rescue Center” of the Marmara Region as licensed by the Ministry of Forestry.
  • 62 species of animals under threat of extinction
  • 52 species of animals requiring critical protection
  • 16 Anatolian species under threat of extinction
  • A rich botanical center with over 400 plant species and over 8000 plant population
  • An awareness ambassador that annually instigates the conservation of nature to approximately 150,000 students and 500,000 visitors.
  • A non-profit natural life conservation center that transfers its profits to animal and plant protection