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Public-images-osm logo.svg attraction = animal
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A place where animals are kept in captivity, such as at a zoo. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: animals
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de factoPage for proposal

The tag attraction=animal is used to map where animals are kept in captivity as part of a tourism attraction (e.g. a cage or in an aquarium). Found in zoos and animal parks.

How to map

Create an area and tag it attraction=animal.

If you are not sure of its border, you can place a single node in the middle and tag it attraction=animal.

Tags used in combination

  • name=* - the name of the attraction, if any
  • animal=* - the common name of animals (separated with ";" if several)
  • species=* - the scientific names of animals
    • species:wikidata=* - the wikidata item for the species. Please use wikidata=* and wikipedia=* directly only for cases where there is entry about this specific enclosure.
  • tourism=attraction for cases where it is a tourism attraction

Possible tagging mistakes

People often map natural=* or landuse=* or tourism=attraction on the same object to force rendering. First two are violation of One feature, one OSM element and adding tourism=attraction is sometimes questionable.

See also

For animal enclosures for domestic and farm animals (not zoo attractions) see landuse=animal_keeping and landuse=farmyard.

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