Ragunan Zoo

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Ragunan Zoo
Ragunan Zoo Gate.jpg
Ragunan Zoo Gate
Date opened 1864
22 June 1966 (in current location)
Location Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, Indonesia
Land area 140 ha (350 acres)
Coordinates 6°18′42″S 106°49′12″E / 6.3115875°S 106.8199182°E / -6.3115875; 106.8199182Coordinates: 6°18′42″S 106°49′12″E / 6.3115875°S 106.8199182°E / -6.3115875; 106.8199182
Number of animals 3,122
Number of species 270
Memberships WAZA
Website www.jakartazoo.org

Ragunan Zoo, founded in 1864, is a 140-hectare (350-acre) zoo in Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, Indonesia. The zoo has over 270 species of animals, 171 species of flora[1] and 3,122 animal specimens including birds.[2] Ragunan Zoo is a popular weekend destination for Jakartans family.

Ragunan Zoo is a combination between zoo and park, so it is also known as Ragunan Zoological Park.[3] It holds a lot of Indonesian species such as komodo dragon, orangutan, tapir, anoa, sumatran tiger, Javan Hawk-eagle and various colored birds like Southern Cassowary. Other popular animals are sumatran elephant, kangaroo, giraffe, and zebra.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Dina Indrasafitri, 'Ragunan zoo: Not so rosy', The Jakarta Post, 5 October 2010.
  2. Welcome to the Ragunan Zooligal Park
  3. Indonesia Travel Guide. Retrieved on 8 December 2011.

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