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Hongshan Forest Zoo, Nanjing

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The Nanjing Hongshan Forest Zoo is a zoological park in Nanjing, the capital city of Jiangsu province, China. Located on 168 Heyan Road in the northern section of Nanjing city, it is a park and forest with 280 kinds of animals.HistoryNanjing Hongshan Forest Zoo was founded in 1998 by combining the former Xuanwu Lake Zoo and Hongshan Park. Starting in 1928 the Nationalist government in Nanjing had a zoo of birds, monkeys, bears and other animals north of Xuanwu Lake.PresentThe zoo consists of Xiaohongshan bird region, Dahongshan beast region, Fangniushan herbivore and Primate animal region, and an amphibian and reptile hall. There are 280 species among the 3000 animals in the zoo. There are protected animals such as Asian elephant, giraffe, zebra, kangaroo, white tiger, panther, orangutan, mandrill, flamingo, macaw parrots, gold python and so on. The first degree protected species from China at the zoo include giant panda, golden monkey, gibbon, red-crowned crane, northeast tiger, and Yangtze alligator. Animal performances are conducted daily.
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  • Two Yuan a map is not really useful. The zoo is not small, it will take about half a day to walk through. Panda very dirty nest in a corner, Koala Pavilion has not been built, did not see. But the Amphibian Pavilion is a refreshing surprise.
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  • The subway came out soon, the garden card, or the online book can be directly brush card, tickets 40 yuan, the park map needs to buy, 2 yuan. Summer to pay attention to sunscreen Oh, Children's Day go to the panda back to Sichuan, Panda Pavilion is empty, to see the panda's small partner inquires again to roar ~
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  • Very disappointing the Panda Enclosure was closed. The only animals who appeared to have a contented lifestyle were the racoons. We did not see any other animal apart from the head of a Giraffe poking...  more »
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