Who was the first to create a zoo and botanical garden for scientific study?

Aristotle
Galileo
Carl Linnaeus
Charles Darwin
Through­out his con­quests of Asia, Alexan­der the Great col­lect­ed many plant and animal spec­i­mens for Aris­totle’s re­search. This allowed Aris­to­tle to develop in Athens the first zoo and botan­i­cal garden in ex­is­tence.

Answers distribution

Aristotle
Galileo
Carl Linnaeus
Charles Darwin
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flagPakistan
52%
11%
23%
11%
17
flagItaly
52%
0%
29%
17%
17
flagIndia
45%
5%
24%
22%
125
flagthe United Arab Emirates
40%
10%
30%
20%
10
flagthe United States
35%
12%
22%
28%
239
flagGermany
35%
16%
25%
22%
48
flagCanada
35%
7%
14%
35%
14
flagAustralia
33%
6%
20%
33%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
8%
28%
33%
107
flagNorway
27%
18%
36%
18%
11
flagPoland
25%
11%
32%
29%
3700
flagFrance
25%
0%
25%
50%
12
flagUnknown
13%
15%
37%
33%
169
flagthe Philippines
8%
0%
66%
16%
12
flagthe Netherlands
0%
23%
53%
23%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
18%
27%
54%
11

Gender

men26%
women22%
Aristotle
26%
22%
Galileo
10%
10%
Carl Linnaeus
33%
34%
Charles Darwin
29%
31%

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