Yokohama Zoo

Yokohama Zoo
Date openedApril 1999
Location1175-1 Kamishirane-cho, Asahi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan 〒220-0032
Coordinates35°26′48″N 139°37′22″E / 35.446556°N 139.622873°E / 35.446556; 139.622873Coordinates: 35°26′48″N 139°37′22″E / 35.446556°N 139.622873°E / 35.446556; 139.622873
Land area53.3 hectares (132 acres)
No. of animals747
No. of species100
Annual visitors1,220,000 (2015)
MembershipsYokohama City Environmental Department,
JAZA
Websitewww.hama-midorinokyokai.or.jp/zoo/zoorasia/ (in Japanese)
Japanese name
Kanjiよこはま動物園ズーラシア
Hiraganaよこはま どうぶつえん ずーらしあ
Katakanaヨコハマ ドウブツエン ズーラシア

Yokohama Zoo (よこはま動物園ズーラシア, Yokohama zoorasia) is a zoo opened in April 1999 and located in Yokohama Doubutsuno-mori Park, in Asahi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It covers 53.3 hectares (132 acres) and houses about 747 animals of 100 different species. It is open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and is closed on Tuesdays.

The zoo is operated by the Yokohama Zoological Garden, and is a member of the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA).

Zones and animals[edit]

The zoo is divided into 8 different themed areas.[1]

Asian Tropical Forest[edit]

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Subarctic Forest[edit]

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Oceanian grassland[edit]

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Central Asian highland[edit]

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Japanese Countryside[edit]

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Amazonian Jungle[edit]

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African Tropical Rain Forest[edit]

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African Savannah[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Guide to Visiting Zoorasia - Yokohama, Kanagawa". JapanTravel. Retrieved 2022-04-05.

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