Tierpark Berlin

The Tierpark Berlin is one of the two zoos in Berlin, Germany. It is located in Friedrichsfelde, on the former grounds of Friedrichsfelde Palace, which is situated within the zoo. As of 31 December 2008 (2008 -12-31), the zoo houses 7,699 animals from 950 species, in an area of 160 hectares (400 acres).

Tierpark Berlin is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).

Founded in 1955, it is the former East Berlin counterpart of the Berlin Zoological Garden, then located in West Berlin. In recent years the zoo has become famous for its successful elephant breeding programme. It is also one of the few zoos in Western Europe that houses muskoxen. The zoo also features two public exhibits which are free of charge, including the Bärenschaufenster (Bear Show Window) which houses the European Brown Bear.