Such zoos could be found in New York, London, Warsaw, Barcelona, Hamburg and other cities around the world with up to 300,000 visitors attending each display.
A Negro Village was the main attraction at the 1889 Parisian World’s Fair. About 28 million people visited it.
Human zoos were so popular in Germany that even German-Prussian statesman of the late 19th century Bismarck attended one of them.
These five Indians from Kawesqar tribe were kidnapped from Chile in 1881 to be exhibited in one of the European human zoos. They all died within a year.
Africans were often exhibited next to monkeys to show that they were closer to animals than to humans.
PS: These are Japanese prostitutes in the end of the 19th century.
These are some incredible icebergs. They are super colorful, beautiful, and above all else, huge. IT is amazing how Mother Nature makes such beautiful objects. Just don’t tell the people who were on the Titanic that.
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Ana Ivanovi vs. Maria Sharapova
When it comes to tennis courts, these two players are always champions as they battle out for the win. But when it comes to the beauty competition, it’s hard to decide who the champion among the two is. We could look at their pictures the whole day and we still wouldn’t be able to reach a verdict. That’s how beautiful and hot these two tennis beauties are. How about you? What’s your verdict?