Open May – October only. Closed November – April. Weather dependent.
Please note - due to ride time and capacity, the line may close earlier if there is a wait time of 30 minutes or more.
Included with the Bronx Zoo Admission ticket type. Additional $7 per person with Limited Admission ticket.
Stroller parking is required when visiting this exhibit. Guests must self-park stroller before entering.
*Guests using motorized scooters or wheelchairs wider than 26” (includes Zoo rental wheelchairs) may be assisted by a member of their party into a smaller wheelchair (available at Monorail platform), or, if possible, onto a Monorail seat.
The Wild Asia Monorail is a MUST DO. It’s relaxing to sit in the shade and you get to see a lot of animals.”
The monorail provides guests with the chance visit animals in their own spaces. Without the separation of glass and bars, visitors have the opportunity to appreciate wildlife from a close perspective.
Impressive but endangered, Turkmenian flare-horned markhor demonstrate the diversity of Asian wildlife. Known for their spiralling horns and formidable climbing abilities, these goats are found in the mountains of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
In the Exhibit
A rhino’s skin resembles armor plating, but it is more sensitive than it appears. Rhinos frequently spend time in mud wallows to cool their skin and regulate their body temperature. The mud works to protect their skin from the sun.
The majestic tiger, once the top predator of nearly all of Asia's vast tropical and temperate forests, faces nearly overwhelming dangers in a vastly diminished range. WCS has developed a set of powerful strategies that has increased wild tiger populations.
These pigs live in tropical rainforests on only a few Indonesian Islands. Male babirusas have long, backward curving upper tusks; both sexes have lower tusks.