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Hokkaido Region

Hokkaido

Asahiyama Zoo

Asahiyama Zoo

The Asahiyama Zoo attract the most visitors among all the zoos in Japan, not only because it is the northernmost zoo in Japan, (in the outskirts of Asahikawa City) but also because the zoo has undertaken the construction of unique interactive animal viewing facilities, which enables visitors to see birds flying freely in a huge cage, the zoo continued to install new facilities including Polar Bear Aquatic Park, a "Walking Through" Penguin Aquarium, an Orangutan Trapeze, and a Seal Aquarium which is famous for the seal's characteristic of swimming vertically through its cylindrical water tank.