Asia is a continent full of cultural connections to the animals and the people that live there.

Little Asia

Directly as you enter the zoo, you'll be greeted by the raucous calls of the white-crested laughingthrush as you choose how you deposit your conservation token to make the most impact on our planet.

Asian Adventure

On the northwest end of the zoo, you'll find Bactrian camels, Amur tiger, snow leopards, sloth bears, red-crowned cranes and red pandas watching you as much as you watch the,.

Primate Discovery Center

Don't miss our Asian primates at the Primate Discovery Center including the Lar (white-handed) and Mueller's grey gibbons.

Sloth Bear
Photo: Megan Donovan
Scientific Name
Amur TigerPanthera tigris altaica
Azure-winged MagpieCyanopica cyanus
Bactrian CamelCamelus bactrianus
Baikal TealAnas formosa
Demoiselle CraneAnthropoides virgo
Grey GibbonHylobates muelleri muelleri
Red PandaAilurus fulgens fulgens
Red-crowned CraneGrus japonensis
Reeves' MuntjacMuntiacus reevesi
Sloth BearMelursus ursinus
Snow LeopardUncia uncia
Temminck's TragopanTragopan temminckii
White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus
White-handed Gibbon (Lar)Hylobates lar