Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Photo Gallery - Jack the Lizard Wonder World
Jack the Lizard Wonder World
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The Animal trader, Shichigoro Namikoshi opened Namikoshi Educational Zoo in 1890 in Naka-ku, Nagoya. The zoo was relocated to the current site (Chikusa-ku, Nagoya) in 1937. Now 550 species of animals are in Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden.

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To visit Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden, take a subway to Higashiyama Koen Station on Higashiyama Line of the Metro. The gate is only 3 minutes away from the station.

Zoo Gate, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
Humboldt Penguin, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Humboldt Penguin King Penguin, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden King Penguin



Penguin, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Penguin, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

You can watch that the Rockhopper Penguins and the King Penguins are marching.

Rockhopper Penguin, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Their snack time is 2 o'clock.




Hippopotamus, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Jack the Lizard Hippopotamus

He spends most of the day in water.
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Pygmy hippopotamus




Western Lowland Gorilla
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Male gorilla is Shabani, and female are Oki, Nene, and Ai. Shabani is a great tightrope walking performer.

Western Lowland Gorilla, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Western Lowland Gorilla, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Western Lowland Gorilla, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden




Giraffe Striped Hyena
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Giraffe can run at 50 km/h (32 ml/h).

Striped hyena lives in northern Africa, the Middle East and India. Unlike spotted hyena, the striped hyena is solitary.




 
Chapman's Zebra

The Chapman's zebra live in South Africa. It has brown stripes between black stripes on the body and hips.

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Honey Badger (Ratel)
Chapman's Zebra, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Monta Chapman's Zebra, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Koshima, Saki and Nochi Honey Badger, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Honey Badger, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

The honey badger is good at digging. He has made so many holes in this space and created extra jobs to his zookeepers. The wild badger lives in savannah in South Africa. The honey badger is immune to venom of the Cape Cobra. The favourite food is honey.





Five chimpanzees live here.
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The chimpanzee tower is 11 meters tall. It seems that they do not care the height.

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San the lion and On the lioness
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African savannah is their habitat. Lions usually live in groups, called prides. San was staring at a little girl at this time.








Bateleur, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Bateleur
The Bateleur lives in the savannah south of Sahara. Bateleur, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
Bongo, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Bongo, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
Bongo

Bongos live in deep tropical jungles in eastern, central and western Africa. They are very sensitive to unusual noise and the elusive animals disappear without making any noise. Yuri (left) and Abi (right)





Serval, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Serval, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
Serval
Serval has great vision and hearing. It creeps up, and jumps onto the preys.
Snack spots for human visitors.




Siberian Tiger, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Siberian Tiger, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Arabian Camel, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Arabian Camel, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
Siberian Tiger

The Siberian tiger lives from Siberia to northern and eastern China. The tiger is the biggest among all the tigers.

Hamako the Arabian Camel


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Pallas's Cat, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Pallas's Cat, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Pallas's Cat, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Lynx
Lynx live in northern Asia, Europe and Canada. Lynx, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
Pallas's Cat (Manul)

The Pallas's Cat lives in western China, Mongolia and Kashmir. Manul means small wildcat in Mongolian. The fur has long and thin hairs which help the cat walk on snow and ice in winter. The Pallas's Cats are like other wild cats, nocturnal.





Axis Deer, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Axis Deer live in India and Sri Lanka. Axis Deer, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

The male deer's horns fall every year. New horns grow with an extra branch.

Sloth Bear, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

Sloth Bear lives in the forest of eastern India and Sri Lanka.





Nirugiri the Indian Rhinoceros

The Wild Indian Rhinoceros is on the endangered species list. Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden have had successful breeding of Indian Rhinoceros twice.

Indian Rhinoceros, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
Indian Rhinoceros, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Indian Rhinoceros, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden






Indian Elephant
Indian Elephant, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Indian Elephant, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Waldar Jack the Lizard

Indian Elephant, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Anura and Kosara






Sun Bear

Sun Bear, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Sun Bear, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Sun Bear lives in the rainforest in South East Asia. The bear is good climbing trees. The favourite food is fruits. It is nocturnal.

Sun Bear, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden Sun Bear, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden
The big nails and long tongue are very useful to pick up ants and honey.






Sumatran Orangutan
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Four orangutans live here. Baran is the oldest orangutan in Japan. The female Aki is good at drawing using crayons.





Jack the Lizard The California Sea Lion

The California sea lion live on the pacific coast line in North America. Their main foods are squid, octopus and fish.
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California Sea Lion, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden "Come on, this way." California Sea Lion, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

The little cub showed his effort trying to jump in water many times, but he could not do it finally that day.

California Sea Lion, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden




Raccoon Raccoon, Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Garden

Raccoons live in southern Canada, U.S.A. and Central America. Unfortunately they are invasive species in Japan and causing problems with raccoon dogs.

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In fall, you can enjoy watching autumn leaf color of maple trees.