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Table 1 Percentage of each land cover classification at ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

From: Culicoides species composition and molecular identification of host blood meals at two zoos in the UK

London ZooWhipsnade Zoo
Land cover class% coverLand cover class% cover
Discontinuous urban fabric55.9Non-irrigated arable land62.3
Continuous urban fabric30.4Pastures19.9
Green urban areas7.7Sport and leisure facilities7.5
Sport and leisure facilities2.9Coniferous forest3.7
Road and rail networks2.0Discontinuous urban fabric3.1
Industrial/commercial units1.0Mineral extraction sites1.5
  Agriculture, with natural vegetation1.4
  Broad-leaved forest0.5