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Giant Pandas

Asia Trail, a series of exhibits that opened in 2006, is home to seven Asian species: sloth bears, fishing cats, red pandas, clouded leopards, Asian small-clawed otters, a Japanese giant salamander, and giant pandas.

See a map of Asia Trail, read about the animal habitats, and learn about Asia Trail's green elements.

Send an Asia Trail e-card.

Fishing Cat Cam

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Watching fishing cats: Two fishing cats live on Asia Trail. These short-tailed cats are about twice the size of the average housecat. They attract fish by lighting tapping the water's surface with a paw, mimicking insect movements. Then, they dive into the water to catch the fish.

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Asian Small-clawed Otters
Clouded Leopards

Asia Trail provides:

  • State-of-the-art exhibits with a stimulating environment
  • A comprehensive education program for visitors, students, and teachers
  • The expertise for in-depth research and training that aims to conserve these species in the wild

Asian species found at the Zoo:

Check out the Zoo map and plot your own "Asia Trail" through the Zoo.