The investor plans to begin construction of a new zoon in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg in 2018.
Within the first phase, the construction site will occupy an area of 34,7 hectares in the Novokoltsovsky micro-district located near the “Yekaterinburg-Expo” exhibition center, the local media reports on Thursday.
Erection of the first phase of the zoo is planned to be completed by celebrations on the occasion of the 300 years anniversary of Yekaterinburg that will be held in 2023.
Animals in the zoo will be represented in accordance with the continents, where they inhabit: Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Australia, Antarctica.
The second phase envisages the creation of a scientific and technical park with an area of 20,2 hectares, which will include a planetarium, a number of museums, a hotel and a karting circuit.