Friday thought #66 Innsbruck Alpenzoo

I’m not a big zoo visitor, in fact the last time I went to a zoo was probably when I was a child, however having visitors is a great opportunity to go and see some of your local tourist attractions; often places that you would never ordinarily choose to visit.

The Innsbruck Alpenzoo is one such place. It’s walking distance from the city centre and boasts quite a wide variety of animals for such a small place, including lynx, wolves, bison, chamois and even a brown bear! It most certainly raises questions about the humanity of keeping such magnificent animals in captivity, but whatever your opinion, it’s an interesting place and fascinating to be so close to a bear!