Close to 9,000 animals from over 800 species in Budapest Zoo: Census

BUDAPEST (Xinhua) – According to the ‘census’ held at the beginning of the New Year, the Metropolitan Zoo and Botanical Garden of Budapest is home to 8,807 animals from 856 different species, said a statement published last Friday by the zoo. “The result of the census shows that the Budapest Zoo is representing one of the most diverse animal collections in Europe,” according to the Zoo. More details in Monday’s Borneo Bulletin