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  • Zootopia, a new zoo design by the Bjarke Ingels group along with the Givskud Zoo in Denmark, is set to open in 2019. It aims to rethink the idea of a zoo, and will feature hiking trails and biking trails, and open enclosures for the animals.
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  • An rendering of the proposed bear enclosure at "Zootopia".
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  • The proposed new safari exhibit at Zootopia would allow free movement for the animals while keeping visitors at a safe distance.
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  • The entrance to the zoo is also the center, allowing visitors to chose one of three main routes to see the animals.
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  • The main buildings will be hidden as much as possible, effectively putting the humans in captivity while allowing the animals to roam as freely as possible.
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  • The arrival building in the main square can also be climbed, to give an overview of the entire park.
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  • A model for the zoo shows the arrival gates and the main center square, with park on the outside.
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  • An alternate view of the model of Zootopia, in Denmark.
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  • The zoo is divided into continents, Asia, Africa and America. There will be hiking and biking trails throughout the zoo.
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  • The panda enclosures will feature bamboo huts.
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  • The Givskud Zoo in Denmark is set to open in 2019. It aims to redesign the idea of a zoo, and will feature hiking trails and biking trails, and open enclosures for the animals.
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  • The Safari stable enclosure puts the humans below the animals.
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  • The elephant rice paddy enclosure
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  • The lion hill enclosure combines a climbing area for the cats with a viewing area for the humans.
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  • The new zoo would offer a wide range of ways to see the animals. The hope of the designers is that the openness would allow humans to learn from animals, instead of merely view them.
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