Located near the base of the Joshinestu Kogen National Park, the Jigokudani Yaen Koen (otherwise known as the Snow Monkey Park) is home to a very special troop of monkeys. … The Snow Monkey Park is a unique place where you can observe the wild monkeys going about their daily lives
The underwater penguin exhibit at the Aquarium of the Pacific features Magellanic penguins, some of which were rescued from Brazil where they were stranded outside their native habitat. Viewers can identify the penguins by the color-coded tag on their wings and learn about their personalities by visiting the Penguin Guide.
Situated in an area that was once the ancient ‘Ivory Route’, linking Mozambique and Zululand, Tembe Elephant Park is renowned for having the largest elephants in Africa – and the planet! The park’s location is very remote, lying deep in the sand forests and wetlands in northern Tongaland. It borders between KwaZulu-Natal and Mozambique. Along with viewing these gentle giants, you can also spot the rest of the “Big Five” : lions, leopards, black and white rhinos and buffalo.
Watch the sea nettles as their long tentacles and lacey mouth-arms move smoothly through the water. But don’t let these unassuming invertebrates fool you — their graceful trailing parts are covered in stinging cells used for hunting. When their tentacles touch tiny drifting prey, the stinging cells paralyze it and stick tight. The prey is moved to the mouth-arms and then to the mouth, where it’s digested.