Belle Vue Zoo was both a spectator attraction and a visitor experience and perhaps the most continuous allure was the ride on the Jungle Express. Children could also go for rides on the camels, llamas, goats and ponies with the camels pulling upwards of 6 to 8 children in an ingenious contraption. Other visitor attractions, in particular The Reptile House which opened in 1926, were not so necessarily photogenic, but still an essential part of the collections.

All types of species could be found at Belle Vue Zoo with elephants, baboons, and hippopotamus alongside camels, deer and miniature ponies.

Belle Vue Zoo

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