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National Zoo, Selangor Malaysia

National Zoo, Selangor Malaysia




Leopard Cub: This is another outing with Nazley and Zul at Zoo Negara. Here is some information about Zoo Negara Malaysia. The country’s national zoo, Zoo Negara was officially opened to the public in 1963. It started out on a 17ha piece of land and was gradually expanded to cover a total area of 25ha.

Within the grounds are more than 4,000 animals from some 400-plus species. Of these, the majority are fish and bird species while about a hundred are mammals and the remainder, reptiles. A high percentage of the animals here are local; therefore, a visit to Zoo Negara will be informative for tourists keen to know more about the indigenous animal life in Malaysia. The Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium which is found here displays more than 130 species of fish.

Numerous paths wind between wooded groves and tree-lined enclaves where the animal enclosures are located. Among the more exotic exhibits are the Sumatran tiger, orang-utans, and gibbons. All are extremely rare outside of this part of the world. For an opportunity to watch nocturnal animals, visit the zoo on Saturday nights.

Housing more than 4,000 different animals, the zoo is conveniently located and easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur. It is indeed and enriching experience to be surrounded by so many different wildlife species from all around the world. If the walk around the compound proves too much for you, then simply hop onto the train, which will take you around the zoo, with brief stops here and there.

How to Reach there: By Bus
If you opt for public transportation, take Intrakota Bus No 20 from Central Market, a No 170 bus from Jalan Ampang, or a No 17 bus from Jalan Raja Laut in the Chow Kit area.

By Taxi
From the city centre, the best way to get to Zoo Negara is to board the PURTA LRT, disembarking at Wangsa Maju station. From here, you can catch a cab to Zoo Negara.

By Rail
Take the PUTRA LRT at Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station, disembarking at Wangsa Maju station. From there, PUTRA Line Feeder Buses provide shuttle service every half an hour beginning at 9.30 am and ends at 7.00 pm to Zoo Nsegara every Sundays and Public Holidays.

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Bus stop-5.2 km
Train station-7.3 km
Old train station- 7.8 km
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Maybank ATM-5.8 km
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