Zoological sights in Bavaria
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Heading 3km southeast of town on Friedberger Strasse brings you to Augsburg's Zoo. Take bus 32 (marked 'Zoo') from Königsplatz.
Around 5000 animals inhabit Munich's 'geo-zoo' (one with distinct sections dividing animals by continents). The Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn, to the south of the city, was one of the first of its kind. The sprawling, well-maintained grounds are home to rhinos, elephants, deer and gazelles, as well as a special petting zoo, full of cuddly sheep, deer and lambs. To get there take the U3 to Thalkirchen or bus 52 from Marienplatz.