Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.THe Zoo Tycoon series is a video game series that began in 2001. ALl of the games in the series focus around building up a successful zoo and running it, although scenarios may have other goals. BLue Fang Games was founded in 1998 and then decided that there were little animal-related games. THey were inspired by RollerCoaster Tycoon to create a money-related game.BLue Fang developed Zoo Tycoon, which became available in 2001. IT was followed by two expansion packs, Dinosaur Digs and Marine Mania, in 2002. IN 2003, Zoo Tycoon: Complete Collection was released, which included the original game, the Dinosaur Digs and Marine Mania expansion packs, as well as the bonus Endangered Species downloadable, also freely available from Microsoft.Com.IN 2004, a sequel for Zoo Tycoon was released, Zoo Tycoon 2. IN 2005, a Nintendo DS version of Zoo Tycoon was released, as well as the first expansion pack for Zoo Tycoon 2, Endangered Species. IN following year, three expansions were released. THey were African Adventure, the Dino Danger Pack and a second Marine Mania. THe Dino Danger Pack was a premium download, bought by credit card from the Zoo Tycoon website.