Hiroshima Asa Zoo Photo Gallery - Jack the Lizard Wonder World
Jack the Lizard Wonder World
HIROSHIMA ASA ZOO
Photo Gallery

Japanese



Asa zoo has been protecting Japanese giant salamanders. Special Report is HERE!!



Asa Zoo Entrance

To visit Asa Zoo,

Take a bus going to Asahi ga oka, from Hiroshima Station's South Exit. Get off the bus at Asa Zoo Mae (about 50 min).

Asa Zoo Entrance




  Go through the entrance, you are at the Baboon Mountain. The baboons love to play tug-of-war with you.
Baboon Mountain It was powering rain. Baboons were paitiently waiting for the rain stop.


For more story about the Olive Baboon, CLICK HERE.
The Olive Baboon The Olive Baboon
How long the rain gonna last?
The Olive Baboon The Olive Baboon



Flamingo
Flamingo
There are the Lesser Flamingos, the Greater Flamingos, the Chilean Flamingos
and the Caribbean Flamingos.
  Flamingo




African herbivores live in the wide field.

The Grant's Zebra The Grant's Zebra   The Grant's Zebra
The Zebras stayed quietly under the trees while it rained.
The Grant's Zebra
The Grant's Zebra




Armadillo Lizard
Armadillo Lizard Armadillo Lizard Armadillo Lizard

The lizard bites it own tail and curls the body to be a ring. This is the posture to protect itself from predators.




Giraffe Ostrich Ostrich
Giraffe Giraffe




Cape Hyrax
Hyrax is close to elephant biologically.
Hyraxes form the herds of about 30 (sometimes up to 80). Cape Hyrax
Blackbuck
Blackbuck
India, Nepal and Pakistan are the wild habitats.
They keep running fast at about 80 km/h for about 1.5 km.




African Elephant African Elephant


African Elephant





The Black Rhinoceros is an endanger species. Only 2,410 black rhinos were reported in 2004.
Asa Zoo has had the special breeding program and 17 babies were born and raised here.
Rhino Terrace is the best spot to observe the rhinos closely.
Black Rhinoceros   Black Rhinoceros



Black Rhinoceros


Black Rhinoceros Black Rhinoceros Black Rhinoceros

Big puddle appeared because of the pouring rain. This is a great play yard for the rhino. Wild rhinoceros also do mud bathing, too.

Black Rhinoceros   Black Rhinoceros







African Buffalo
The African Buffalo live in huge herds in African Savannah. Their main predator is lion. African Buffalo
  African Buffalo Asa Zoo is one of only two zoos, which rear the African Buffalos in Japan.





 
Amur Leopard Amur Leopard
Let's get to know about the Amur Leopard more.    CLICK HERE
Amur Leopard Amur Leopard He has a long tail. Amur Leopard
The Amur Leopard is a critically endangered species. The wild habitat is along Amur River in Siberia. Only about 30 and a few leopards are reported in the wild.
Amur Leopard Amur Leopard Amur Leopard Amur Leopard

Jack the Lizard
Jack the Lizard



 
Siberian Tiger

The bride, Aruru, came from Akita Omoriyama Zoo, where she was born in May 2008.
There is Aruru's photo taken only 2weeks after her birth at Akita Omoriyama Zoo. Click HERE!

Siberian Tiger Siberian Tiger Siberian Tiger Siberian Tiger

The Siberian tiger has the largest body among all the tiger subspecies.
The tiger is one of the endangered species. The population in the wild is less than 500 at this moment.