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Asahiyama Zoo, Asahikawa

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Enjoy an outing to Asahiyama Zoo, which makes up for its small size in the variety of animal species sheltered there. Wildlife includes penguins, seals, leopards, polar bears, wolves, and red pandas. You can also step into the role of the "prey" at a glass dome, which puts the observer at eye level with wolves and polar bears. For Asahiyama Zoo and beyond, use our Asahikawa day trip planning site to get the most from your Asahikawa vacation.
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  •  From JR Sapporo at 7:30 a.m. (photo) to Asahikawa Station, we arrived at Asahikawa Station for about 40 minutes by bus and about 10:00 a.m. We used the ticket "Kashiyama Zoo Ticket" (photo, 6,560 yen) with the entrance ticket and the bus ticket set for the limited express ticket.  As you can see, Asahikawa Zoo is now famous in the whole country as a zoo that takes the form of a "action exhibition" that shows the behavior and life of animals.  Our goal is to have a mysterious and beautiful phantom plateau animal, snow leopard (the photo is from the same garden). Coincidentally, The three-and-a-half-month-old Snow Leopard Zyma (pictured) who was born on July 19 this year was very cheerful.  Because the movement is quick and active, I cannot take a picture well ( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tourists from inside and outside, including myself, went over there and came here.  But maybe it's because she's with her mother, and Shema looks happy. Thanks to all of you, it's a time of "smile".  Snow leopard, the same garden HP ...
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  • Because the time of the penguin's mogumogu is really cute♥ it looks even more cute! I can watch it all the time♥
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  • While the Penguin Walk is the biggest highlight of this zoo, there are also many other attractions here too. Highly recommend the snowy owls. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you would love them a lot. The time when I was there, they didn't really move much. One was camouflaged in the snow on the ground while the other was resting gracefully on a branch. It was such a peaceful scene and it was fun just to see them turning only their heads with their bodies stationary, scrutinizing the visitors around them.
  • Must go for the penguin walk. Queue up early for the 940am bus cus it's packed! Don't worry if u miss it though. The penguin walk starts at 11am but they take a good 40min to complete their walk so just be there by then. If u can't there's still the afternoon one, though not in late Feb to Mar. Have fun!
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