View from below inside la grande voliere (the large aviary), a steel latticework domed structure, built in 1888 for the Exposition Universelle (Universal Exposition) of 1889, in the Menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 5th arrondissement, France. Founded in 1794 by Jacques Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, the Menagerie of Jardin des Plantes became the largest exotic animal collection in Europe in the 19th century and is the second oldest public zoo in the world. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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View from below inside la grande voliere (the large aviary), a steel latticework domed structure, built in 1888 for the Exposition Universelle (Universal Exposition) of 1889, in the Menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 5th arrondissement, France. Founded in 1794 by Jacques Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, the Menagerie of Jardin des Plantes became the largest exotic animal collection in Europe in the 19th century and is the second oldest public zoo...
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