Shanghai Wild Animal Park , located at 178 Nanliu Highway, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, is the first National Wildlife Park in China built by the Shanghai Municipal People's Government and the State Forestry Administration of China. It covers 153 hectares (about 2300 mu) and is 35 kilometers away from the center of Shanghai. It was officially opened to the public on November 18, 1995.
On May 8, 2007, the Shanghai Wildlife Park was officially approved by the National Tourism Administration as a national AAAAA tourist attraction. There are more than 200 species of rare wildlife from home and abroad, including giant panda, golden monkey, golden antelope, crested ibis, giraffe, zebra, antelope, white rhinoceros, cheetah and so on. There are more than 10,000 animals in the park. The park is divided into two major tourist areas: car access area and pedestrian area.
Shanghai Wildlife Park is a theme park integrating wildlife breeding, exhibition, breeding and protection, popular science education and leisure and entertainment. It has won the honorary title of national popular science education base from 2015 to 2019.
In 1995, the Animal Stadium of the Performance Department of Shanghai Wildlife Park was built. It is the earliest special venue for animal performance in Shanghai Wildlife Park.
In November 1996, an animal performance hall, also known as the Baibeast Mountain Performance Hall, was built. Since its completion, Bai Zhu Shan Performing Hall has hosted many wonderful themes such as National Animal Games, Animal Fashion Show, New Year's Eve and so on. The level of animal performance is in the leading position in China.
In 1996, we built the Sea Lion Performance Hall, where we can see the most wonderful sea lion performances in the world.
On October 6, 1998, after the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and South Africa, Shanghai Wildlife Park welcomed a group of special guests - South African wildlife. The group of nine species and 150 animals arrived in Shanghai, China, by special plane, including 34 giraffes, and other white rhinoceroses, antelopes, white zebras, gazelles, blue horned horses, black horned horses and South African sea lions.
On May 8, 2007, the Shanghai Wildlife Park was officially approved by the State Tourism Administration as a national 5A tourist attraction.
Shanghai Wildlife Park, the largest national wildlife park in China, is located at 178 Nanliu Highway, Pudong New Area, Shanghai. It covers 153 hectares and is 35 kilometers away from the urban area. The central location of the park is 121 7', and 31 0.1'.