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Sakhalin Botanical Zoo (Сахалинский Ботанический Зоопарк)

Botanical Zoo in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is the only zoo in the Sakhalin Island. The Zoo is included in the Euro-Asiatic Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)

There are amphibians, mammals, insects, birds, reptilians, and sea and river dwellers in the Zoo.

90 of 170 animal species in the zoo are listed in the Red Book (e.g., Chinese soft-shelled turtle, Himalayan black bear). One of the inhabitants is Amur tiger, the largest representative of the cat family.

The Sakhalin Botanical Zoo takes part in the international programs for protection of the threatened and endangered species.

Open hours and price

Daily from 10 to 20.30 (ticket office till 19.30)

Ticket price 200 rubles

How to get to the Sakhalin Botanical Zoo

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Detskaya Ulitsa, 4a

In the Russian language – Южно-Сахалинск, Детская ул., 4а

Links

Sakhalin Botanical Zoo Park website in the Russian, and the English languages

PHOTO depositphotos.com

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