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Afrykarium tunel.jpg
The largest tank of the Afrykarium shows the depths of the Mozambique Channel, where sharks, rays, and other large pelagic fish can be viewed from this 18 meter long underwater acrylic tunnel.
Date opened2014
LocationWrocław, Poland
Coordinates51°06′17″N 17°04′28″E / 51.1048°N 17.0745°E / 51.1048; 17.0745Coordinates: 51°06′17″N 17°04′28″E / 51.1048°N 17.0745°E / 51.1048; 17.0745

The Wrocław Africarium (Polish: Afrykarium) is the only themed oceanarium devoted solely to exhibiting the fauna of Africa. Located in Wrocław, Poland, the Afrykarium is part of the Wrocław Zoo. The idea behind the Afrykarium is to comprehensively present selected ecosystems from the continent of Africa. The Africarium houses multiple species of fish, the hippos, African fur seals, manatees and many others. The zoo houses over 10 thousand animals, its breadth extends from housing insects such cockroaches to the large mammals like the elephants on an area of over 33 hectares.[1]


  1. ^ Isler, Danuta. "A trip to Wroclaw Afrykarium". Radio Poland. Radio Poland.
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