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Kobe Oji Zoo

Kobe Oji Zoo opened in Sunwayama Park in 1928. It reopened at its current location in 1951. The zoo covers an area of more than 80000 square meters and is the home of about 200 species, 1000 animals. It also contains a small Amusement Park. The zoo is a popular place for cherry blossom viewing. Some of the most popular attractions are the pandas Koko and Tantan, and the female elephant Suwako, born in 1943, making it the oldest living elephant in Japan.


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Taken on December 28, 2006