Story: Zoos and aquariums

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, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18429/aramoho-zoo-whanganui (accessed 25 January 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008