10 Most Popular Zoo Animals in the World

You will find many best zoos around the world where are contains many kinds of animals for exhibitions. Thousands of people go to the zoos to see zoo animals. Many people want to know about the zoo animals that’s why we are provided here a list of 10 most popular zoo animals in the world. Indeed, at this present time you will find many most endangered animals in the zoo. Anyway, if you are very interested to know about the zoo animals so continue reading. In our zoo animals list contains Giraffe, Red Panda, Tiger, Polar Bear, Gorillas and more. Don’t miss to see the list of 10 most popular zoo animals in the world.

10. “Giant Panda”
Giant Panda is a most beautiful animal which is native to south Central China. It is also known as the panda bear or panda. It is one of the most popular zoo animals in the world. Lots of people love to see giant panda. That’s why they visit the zoo to see giant panda. A giant panda’s lifespan is 20 years in the wild. And an adult giant panda’s height is 2 – 3 ft. They are lives in central China’s mountains and also they are found in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu.

9. “Gorilla”
A gorilla’s lifespan is 35 – 40 years. The gorilla is separated within 2 species such as the western gorillas and the eastern gorillas. Gorilla is one of the most popular zoo animals in the world. You will find gorilla in maximum zoos. Basically they are lives in the forest of central Africa. Gorilla is a very funny animals in the world. You will find this animal in the list of top 10 zoo animals in the world.

8. “Meerkat”
Meerkat is one of the most beautiful animals in the world which is the member of the genus Suricata and its lifespan is 12 – 14 years. It is also familiar as the suricate. They are come from family of Herpestidae. You will find this animal in many zoos from around the world. Also you will find meerkats in Botswana, Namiba, South Africa and in the southwestern Angola. Really it is a very cute small animal.

7. “Elephant”
You will find Elephants in the list of common zoo animals in the world. They are the large mammals of the family Elephantidae as well as the order Proboscidea. Specially you will find three species of elephant such as the African forest elephant, the African bush elephant and the Asian elephant. A African forest elephant’s lifespan is 60 – 70 years, a African bush elephant’s lifespan is 60 – 70 years and a Asian elephant’s lifespan is 48 years. Elephants are the most popular zoo animals in the world.

6. “Polar Bear”
The polar bear is one of the most beautiful zoo animals around the world. Polar Bear’s scientific name is ursus martimus. An adult polar bear female height is 6.6 ft and male 4.4 ft. They are come from Ursus genus and family of Ursidae. Particularly you will find lots of white color polar bear which is very attractive. You will find polar bear in Arctic Circle, Russia, Canada, United States and in many other countries.

5. “Tiger”
The tiger is one of the most common zoo animal in the world. It is a largest cat species which is most popular wild animals. Generally you will find tiger in all kinds of zoos. Its scientific name is panthera tigris and its lifespan is 20 – 26 years and an adult tiger’s height is 2.3 – 4 ft. They are found in many countries from all around the world. Many people go to the zoo to see tigers. Tigers are one of the most popular zoo animals which is the national animal of Malaysia, Bangladesh, India and the South Korea. Specifically tigers has very beautiful color which is too much attractive.

4. “Lion”
The lion is one of the most beautiful wild animals in the world which is also one of the most popular zoo animals. It is a big cats in the family of Felidae. In 1996, lion listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. Panthera leo is the scientific name of lion. An adult lion’s lifespan is 10 – 14 years in the wild and the height of an adult female lion’s 3.6 ft and male 3.9 ft. Lion is the 2nd largest living cat after the wild animal tiger.

3. “Red Panda”
The red panda is one of the best zoo animals in this list of 10 most popular zoo animals in the world. It is also familiar as the red cat-bear, the lesser panda and the red bear-cat. The red panda is a cutest animal in the world which is native to the eastern Himalayas as well as southwestern China. It is the only living species of the Ailurus genus and the Ailuridae family.

2. “Penguin”

Penguin love to live in the cold climates. Basically they are spend their lives on land and in the oceans. It is also one of the zoo animals in the world. Particularly, they are the cute animals around the world. They are live in the Southern Hemisphere. Maximum penguins are love to eat fish, squid, krill and more. A little penguin’s lifespan is 6 years and an emperor penguin 20 years.

1. “Giraffe”

Giraffe is also one of the most popular zoo animals which is the tallest living terrestrial animals as well as the largest ruminants in the world. It is a genus of African even-toed ungulate mammals and the family of Giraffidae. Huge amount of people visit the zoo to see the giraffes. It is a fascinating animal between other most beautiful animals in the world. They are choose to eat fruits, leaves and flowers. An adult female giraffe’s height is 15 ft and male 16 – 20 ft. and generally they are live in savannahs and woodlands.