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Shanghai Zoo has more than 620 types of rare wild animals with the number of over 6000. Among them, there are Chinese representative animals including panda, golden monkey, blossom peacock and south China tiger. Chinese animals are not lonely, and they have some international neighbours, African chimpanzee, giraffe, Australian kangaroo and North Pole penguin.

With so various species, they are waiting to amaze visitors. Except for animals, trees of about 600 types are planted with the amount of 100,000. A lawn with an area of 100,000 square meters makes a wide and comfortable zone for visitors. In the zoo, the environmental landscape is quite a match for the entironment of animals.

Beast training show is on at regular intervals. Abundant tourist and entertainment facilities make the tourist to zoo even more interesting. 

Feature: It is a comprehensive park where there are zoo, landscape garden as well as recreation.

Opening Time:
November to February: 7:00 ~ 17:00 
March to October : 7:00 ~ 17:30 
April to September: 6:30 ~ 17:30

Address: It is located at Hongqiao Road NO. 2381, Changning Area, close to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Bus: NO. 57、48、91、519、709、739、748、806、807、809、911、925、936、938、941、945、Tourist Line NO.4

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by Pallav 2011-05-20
WHILE many people agree with a recent government decision to step up security and the protection of animals at zoos, State-owned and private zoos are worried about their survival. China s Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development banned animal performances at zoos for three months from Tuesday after a gardener at Shenzhen Safari Park was mauled to ...
by Antionette 2011-05-23
Open hour 7:00 17:30, 6:30 17:30 of 4-9 months of 7:00 17:00 of 11-2 months, 3-10 month Ticket The ticket costs 40 yuan, students in middle and primary school enjoy the 20% discount off favour according to the student s identity card, the old man enjoys the 30% discount off favour according to the preferential treatment card over 70, height Free for Children ...
by Bashir 2011-05-23
Occupying an area of 153 hectares, Shanghai Wild Animal Park is the first national wild animal park in Shanghai, located in Xuanqiao Town of Nanhui District and 35 km from downtown Shanghai. The Park was opened to the public on November 18, 1995. There are more than 200 kinds of representative and rare animals from all areas of the world, such as giraffes, ...