Saitama Childrens Zoo

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Opened 05.05.1980


City: Saitama
Country: Japan

Region Kanto

Species 243

Saitama Children's Zoo, which is located on a vast green hill, is a place constructed on the theme of communing with animals, where children and adults can enjoy themselves. The zoo keeps animals including giraffes, lesser pandas, and koalas as well as rabbits and goats. Visitors can enjoy horse riding, milking cows, and petting rabbits and guinea pigs. As well as this, visitors can walk through kangaroo, capybara, wallaby, and hornbill houses, where they can see the animals up-close. In addition, the zoo offers a variety of animal-related activities and events throughout the year, such as keeper talk shows, where animal keepers provide visitors of information on the animals. Furthermore, the zoo keeps Humboldt penguins in the zoo's penguin hills, among the largest in the world, where a natural environment close to the penguins' habitat in Chile is reproduced. The zoo keeps a variety of animals in environments close to their habitats. It is also a big attraction of the zoo that visitors can experience the real condition and ability of each animal and come to feel an affinity for them.

Service given


Open : minimum  9.30am-4.30pm

Entrace fee: Yes

For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea

Food: The zoo has a place where you can get a snack


Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the zoo on your homepage







Phone number 0493-35-1234
Fax number 0493-35-0248
Address: Saitama Children's Zoo, 554 Iwadono, Higashimatsuyama-shi, Saitama, 355-0065, Japan





Where to finde the Zoo:

I don't have any guides of this zoo. Does any body know if they made any guides? And where I can get those?



In the year 2005 they had theire 25th anniversarry. Have they made any books on this occassion?
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