It is home to about 10,000 animals of 1,100 species and it makes the zoo one of the biggest in the world. Over the past 15 years over 170 investments have been completed at ZOO Wrocław, includin opening the Afrykarium in 2014. The biggest oceanarium in Poland, dedicated solely to the African fauna. Our guiding idea of Afrykarium is the presentation of various aquatic ecosystems of the Black Continent, under the general slogan “Life-giving waters of Africa”! The number of visitors to the zoo is 1.6 million annually. Our mission is to be the animal ambassador in the human world, to fight for the preservation of biodiversity for the sake of the survival of future generations and to protect endangered species by scientific research and ecological education.