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Aramoho zoo, Whanganui

Aramoho zoo, Whanganui

Between 1909 and 1916, John Boyd ran a private zoo in Aramoho, a riverside suburb of Whanganui. Some of the animals were purchased from Hamburg Zoo in Germany, and included bears, monkeys and lions.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Zoos and aquariums - Early zoos', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008