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5 biozones to explore

Lightweight structures, a variety of viewing points… the whole layout contributes to total immersion in the landscapes. As a visitor, you are drawn into the landscapes, into surroundings reminiscent of the animals’ native ecosystems.

Biozone Madagascar © MNHN - F-G Grandin

The Madagascar biozone includes two ecosystems which are representative of the island – the tropical rainforest and the tropical dry forest.

Guyane-Amazonie © MNHN - François Grandin

As you make your way into the Amazon-Guyana biozone, you are immersed in the wild surroundings of this tropical land. Strolling around the Great Glasshouse, the pools and the rip-rap, you discover a huge variety of wildlife.

Biozone Europe © MNHN - F-G Grandin

Although you will be more familiar with the European ecosystems, the Parc Zoologique de Paris invites you to take a fresh look at the Old Continent.

Plaine Sahel-Soudan où cohabitent différentes espèces dont le troupeau des girafes © MNHN - F-G Grandin

The Sahel-Sudan biozone covers 4.5 hectares and is the largest in the park. It is home to large mammals such as the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum), Grévy’s zebra (Equus grevyi), and the West African lion (Panthera leo).

Puma © MNHN - F-G Grandin

Patagonia is in the southernmost part of South America and straddles the borders of Argentina and Chile. Its magnificent landscapes provide a home for a rich biodiversity, from the rocky coasts of the Andes to the vast desert plains of the steppe.