Parc des Félins

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Europe, France, Seine-et-Marne

Parc des Félins is a zoological park in France dedicated to the breeding and conservation of wild members of the Cat family. It is located in the commune of Lumigny-Nesles-Ormeaux in Seine-et-Marne, about 53.6 km (33.3 mi) southeast of Paris. The park covers an area of 60 hectares (150 acres). Of the 41 recognized species of felines in the world, the park has 25 species, with a total of 120 cats. The park opened to the public on October 14, 2006. Originally, the majority of the animals came from the Parc d'Aulneau, which was deemed too small to house this many animals.