Red Hill Forest Zoo of Nanjing, located in the north of the Nanjing city, covers 171 acres. In the zoo, quiet and zigzag roads run through the beautiful forest which looks like a sea of trees. The Zoo shows its inexhaustible charm with unique characteristics of its forest and animals.
Founded in 1998, Red Hill Forest Zoo is the combination of the former Xuanwu Lake Zoo and the Red Hill Park. In the zoo there are several main show areas, such as small Red Hill bird region, Big Red Hill beast region, Fangniushan herbivore and Primate animal region and amphibian and reptile hall. .More than 3000 typical and rare and precious animals in the world with a variety of no less than 280 are collected here. For example, there are the rare and precious animals of the world such as Asian elephant, giraffe, zebra, kangaroo, white tiger, panther, orangutan, mandrill, , flamingo, Dai Balearica, macaw parrots, gold python and so on . The first degree protected species in our country here are panda, golden monkey and gibbon, red-crowned crane, northeast tiger, Yangze alligator and so on.
The traditional and modern management models are integrated together in the zoo: let the animals live both in nature and in cages. This integration is beneficial to the protection of animals and also to the visit of the tourists, which makes them feel comfortable while strolling in the park as they are staying in the nature.
Meanwhile, the zoo also opens up an animal photo-taking area, a pet area, a race course, a pleasure ground and other recreational places. There are colorful, humorous animal performances and bird show every day, which makes the tourists happy in the process.
Combining the functions of animal protection, exhibition, research, education and recreation, Red Hill Forest Zoo of Nanjing is a rare tourist destination in Nanjing city, and also a ecological paradise where we human beings get on well with the animals harmoniously.
Location: No. 168, Heyan Road, Nanjing City
Opening Hours: 7:30-18:00
Entrance Fee: RMB40
Transportation: Take Bus No.22,24,40,64,66,74,93,308,809,815,819.
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