What, situated on College Road is the 5th Oldest in the World ?
The Zoo. Bristol Zoo was founded on the 22nd July 1835 by local physician Henry Riley and is the world’s 5th oldest zoo. In addition to its history of helping save endangered species it is also famous for being the home of TV show Animal Magic. Broadcast from 1962-83 this show starred Johnny Morris as a Zoo Keeper who would also be the voice of the animals.