Renovated North Korean national zoo has a surprising exhibit

A New Zoo Opens in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un's latest gift to the North Korean people is a renovated central zoo.

The park attracts thousands of visitors every day and has typical zoo exhibits and a high-tech natural history museum, according to AP.

The most popular attraction, though, might be surprising -- it's dogs.

They have many breeds including schnauzers, German shepherds, Shih Tzus and Saint Bernards are on display.

One of the popular dogs is a King Charles spaniel, which was presented as a gift to Kim's father, Kim Jong Il, in 1995.

Though dog meat is a common dish in the country, a growing number of North Koreans are keeping dogs as pets.

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