Dutch term – Dierentuin

A dierentuin is a zoo. The oldest zoo in the Netherlands is Artis in Amsterdam, founded in 1838.

Zoo keeper cleaning a hippo’s mouth. Credits: collection Nationaal Archief (no known copyrights)

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