The Guangzhou Zoo is one of the three largest zoos in China. Founded in 1958.Among the various national and wildlife parks, Guangzhou Zoo in Guangzhou deserves special mention. Located on Xianlie Road, Guangzhou Zoo in Guangzhou covers an area of 430,000 square meters. It is the largest zoo in Southern China. Features of Guangzhou Zoo in Guangzhou.
The animals inside the zoo are exhibited in different areas according to their types, for example, the insects, reptiles and amphibians, birds, primates, felines, and herbivores. What’s more, there are not only rare animals from China such as panda, golden monkey, South China tiger, elk, brow-antlered deer, and black-necked crane, but also those rare animals all over the world such as chimpanzee, giraffe, African elephant, hippopotamus, zebra, rhinoceros, and black swan. .
The zoo ever successfully reproduced over one hundred species, and managed the first ever breeding of chimpanzee, Asian elephant and giraffe in China. It has multiplied herds of scores of wild animals.
There are wheel chairs for the disabled and special passage for wheel chairs inside the memorial hall. At the same time, there are also crutches for aged people and baby carriages and toys for children.
The park is also a national base for public education about natural science.
If you want to see a world class zoo you would be better to avoid Guangzhou zoo, and instead go to Xiangjiang Safari Park, in Panyu District, Guangzhou. Its about 35mins from central Guangzhou city and can be reached by Metro (Line 3, the Changlong Hanxi Station) or by taxi (aprox RMB60).
Add: 120, Xian Lie Zhong Road
Tel for Visitors Service: 020-38377572