Google’s been ramping up Street View over the last few months, adding new places for people to explore from the comfort of their computers. The latest addition is a real gem, and something animals lovers will appreciate. Members of the Street View team have taken their camera-rigged backpacks to explore some of the world’s most famous zoos.

In an entry on Google’s LatLong blog the company highlights the zoos Street View users will now be able to visit. They include:

This extensive list of animal parks joins the five that were already available on Street View, including:

Google also has an easy navigation page for all the animal parks, right here.

Eleven years ago Christo started writing about technology for one of South Africa's (then) leading computer magazines. His first review? A Samsung LCD monitor. Hey, it was hot news, back then. Nowadays he gets more excited about photography, cars, game consoles, and faster internet connections. He's sort of an Apple fan, but will take any opportunity to remind you about his Windows-powered home theatre PC and desire to own a vanilla Android tablet.   Currently uses: Apple 13-inch Macbook Pro with Retina Display, Apple iPhone 5, Microsoft Laser Mouse 6000, Audiofly AF78 Earphones, Xbox 360, Nikon D50.