Zoo is located at 2381 Hongqiao Road, Changning District,
Shanghai, close to Shanghai Hongqiao International
Airport. Founded in 1954, formerly known west of the
park. Shanghai Zoo belong to large national zoo covers
an area of 743,000 square meters, more than 400 species
of breeding animals on display, feeding animals on
display has 47,237 square meters of building area.
Is one of the top ten zoos nationwide, China 's second
largest city zoo.
There are rare animals in the Shanghai Zoo
nearly 600 species, more than 6,000, of which there
are our precious animals elk, giant panda, golden monkey, white-lipped deer, Siberian tiger, alligator, as
well as from around the world giraffes, kangaroos, penguins,
hippos, lions, ostrich, America lions, African lions
and so on. Shanghai 's rich resources of birds, 40
species of resident birds year round in Shanghai to
stay in summer and autumn there are more than 150 species
of migratory birds stay in Shanghai, which has a beautiful
oriole, blue -winged Pitta, Sambo birds, larks, thrushes,
starlings and people familiar with the swans, rhododendrons,
duck and so on. In addition, the Shanghai Zoo in China
zoo 's first Science Education Center. Taming the park
regularly hosts performances.
Shanghai Zoo exhibited a large number of
rare animals in addition to outside, in order to create
and animals adapted to the ecological environment also
planted a large plant. Shanghai Zoo total green area
of 498,200 square meters, with 100,000 square meters
of open lawn, garden planting 10 million trees over
600 kinds. There are large areas of the park Swan Lake, sparkling blue beautify the natural environment of
the surrounding area.
To make the park more in line with the natural
landscape and harmonious ecological zoo, there is a
qualitative quantity carried parks, green building,
green design concepts to achieve advanced pursuit of
modern, open, natural, friendly design
philosophy, scientific and rational layout, functions
and distinctive features. Adhere to constantly create
new visual experience for visitors to meet people novelty, novelty desire to achieve the greatest degree of coordination
between green landscape and animal exhibition and external
environment, the formation of refined, unique, wild natural ecological zoo characteristic landscape.