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Google takes viewers inside world”;s zoos on Street View

Google has added more than a dozen of the world”;s more famous zoos to Street View.

In a blog post on Wednesday, the tech giant announced the addition of more than 15 locations worldwide, including at least six American zoos.

Some zoos and aquariums have already been available on Street View, but the additions include some of the world”;s more well-known places, including the San Diego Zoo.

Other American zoos made available on Street View include those in Houston, Atlanta and Chicago. Zoos in San Francisco and Honolulu can also be seen.

Elsewhere in North America, the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico, the Toronto Zoo and the Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park in Ontario can be viewed.

Worldwide, imagery is available of zoos in Germany, China, Japan, Australia and multiple other locations.

One zoo that is now viewable — the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China — is home to more than 30 percent of the endangered species, as well as to endangered animals including the red panda.

“Check out tigers and kangaroos at the Shou Shan Zoo in Taiwan, polar bears and penguins at the Asahiyama Zoo in Japan, the world”;s largest captive colony of orangutans at the Singapore Zoo, and giraffes, chimpanzees and even Asian elephants at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia,” the blog post said.

Available zoos can be found on Google”;s Views site.

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