Sofia Zoo Gets Jungle Cat, Mangooses for 122 Birthday

Society | May 14, 2010, Friday // 16:09
Bulgaria: Sofia Zoo Gets Jungle Cat, Mangooses for 122 Birthday Pictured: visitors feed racoons at Sofia Zoo even though they are not allowed to do that. Photo by BGNES

Sofia Zoo, the largest zoo in Bulgaria, will celebrated May 16, 2010, Sunday its 122 birthday.

The event will take place in the zoo at 11 am, and will feature a concert with Bulgarian pop stars.

Over the week, the Sofia Zoo received as a donation from German zoos a jungle cat (also called swamp lynx), a serval, and mangooses.

The Sofia Zoo was established in 1888, and is currently the largest in Southeast Europe.

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