Wild animal park marking Year of the Rat

Hu Min
Chinese Zodiac displays will be held celebrate Lunar New Year on January 25 at the park in the Pudong New Area while it will also feature animals with names containing shu (rat).
Hu Min
Wild animal park marking Year of the Rat
Ti Gong

A child looks through the glass at marmots at Shanghai Wild Animal Park. 

Wild animal park marking Year of the Rat
Ti Gong

White kangaroos at Shanghai Wildlife Park.

Shanghai Wild Animal Park in the Pudong New Area is staging Chinese Zodiac displays to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year on January 25.

These include displays of animals with names containing shu (rat) in Chinese to mark the Year of the Rat — kangaroos, guinea pigs, squirrel monkeys and marmots.

About 30 Siberian tiger and African lion cubs aged between one and eight months will also be on display and there will be exhibitions about animals. 

The celebration will run through February 29. 

Wild animal park marking Year of the Rat
Ti Gong

Squirrel monkeys will be a popular attraction for visitors.

Wild animal park marking Year of the Rat
Ti Gong

African lion cubs should be a big hit with the park's younger visitors. 

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