The Tierpark Berlin (Berlin animal park) is one of the two zoos in Berlin and the biggest parkland zoo in Europe. You can reach the Tierpark via tram (M17, 27, 37), bus (296, 396, 194) or via U-Bahn line U5 (U-Bahn station Tierpark). The zoo houses more than 7500 animals from approx. 900 species. The zoo has become famous far beyond Berlin for its successful elephant breeding programme.