|Location||Jiulongpo District, Chongqing, China|
|Land area||45 hectares (111 acres)|
|Major exhibits||Panda Enclosure, Dinosaur Valley|
The zoo is located at Yangjiaping on Xijiao Road in the Jiulongpo District of Chongqing. It was built in 1953 and officially opened to the public in 1955. The zoo covers an area of 45 hectares (111 acres).
The zoo an important base for the protection of and research on wild animals. It exhibits rare species including giant pandas, red pandas, the very rare South China tiger and white tiger, and the African elephant.
Red panda from above at the zoo
South China tiger pacing at the zoo
Male white tiger called "Bo Bo" at the zoo
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- Chongqing Zoo website (in Chinese)