Hong Kong – Zoological Botanical Garden


100 Country Trek

Short and easy bus ride to the gardens from our Hotel. Easy bus ride as I say… tough part, steep climb up the hill to the Park entry. Located on the Northern slope of Victoria Peak. Founded in 1864, it was originally developed for plants.

Zoo

Approaching the Western side of the park we hear strange howling sounds. It is actually from these monkeys swinging from tree to tree in their enclosed cages. There are buff- cheeked gibbons, an orangutan, a sloth, black and white lemur and others types of animals as well.  An African spurred tortoise looked sad confined in a small space.

We have seen many of these animals in the wild. It always makes me so upset to see animals caged up and crammed together.  The happiest part was the cat standing on his own at the top of the steps.

Plants and Trees

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