England’s first zoo? (6/10)

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Interestingly, the Tower of London was never actually meant to be a Tower for keeping prisoners – despite what it has become associated with today, and its long history of holding famous prisoners. In fact, during the 13th century, Henry III was gifted a series of exotic animals, ranging from lions, polar bears and African elephants, which were then kept and cared for within the Tower.

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