Rostov Zoo, one of the largest in Russia, locates in Rostov-on-Don.
Rostov Zoo is a participant of 37 programs for preservation of threatened and endangered species. Animal expositions are put into the landscape of an old park considering the terrain features. Old oak trees of, over 150 years old, limes, pines, and poplars are preserved here. There are four man-made lakes in the Zoo. It creates special environment favorable for animals and humans.