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Hongshan Forest Zoo, Nanjing

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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 Yangze alligator. Animal performances are conducted daily.
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  • Saw the panda Well saw two Did you know that pandas only mate with another panda they like, hence they are becoming extinct. Didn't look at much more but the animals have nice environment not just con...  read more »
  • [ 环境 ] 在城北红山路上的动物园,门口有游客中心,和门票销售口,有驴妈妈的工作人员告诉你便宜买票的方法。门头很大,旁边有中国银行有肯德基还有一个中式快餐店,价格适中还有一个华联超市。有个超大停车场,大概一小时4块左右。园里面有北门东门,我们从北门进的,里面很宽敞,需要爬坡的比较多,但是坡度不会太大。里面有熊猫大象长颈鹿猴子等动物,有游乐场,有美食街,有企鹅馆不过我们没有花钱进去。随处都是垃圾桶...  read more »
  • This place, like all other zoos in China, has a sub-zero conservation ethos. Though the zoo itself is beautiful and has lovely grounds, the animals are poorly cared for such that all birds have nasty,...  read more »
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