Wildlife Park

wildlife-walk at emirates park zoo

Come and meet our wildlife animals. Come and watch our Elephants, Cheetahs, Bears, Crocodiles, Lions, Leopards, Gazelle, Arabian Oryx and Tigers. Had you feed an Elephant before ? In our wildlife park, you will have the opportunity to feed our giant friends and see a very funny show!

FUN FACTS

  • Elephants have extremely slow pulse rate of 27  per minute while for a canary it is 1000.
  • Elephants have a highly developed brain and the largest of all the land mammals.
  • Elephants can live to be over 70 years old.
  • An elephant’s skin is an inch thick.
  • The brain is 3 or 4 times larger than that of humans although smaller as a proportion of body weight.
  • A lion may sleep up to 20 hours a day.
  • A lion’s heels don’t touch the ground when it walks.
  • A good gauge of a male lion’s age is the darkness of his mane. The darker the mane, the older the lion.
  • A lion’s roar can be heard from as far as 5 miles away.
  • Leopards are astoundingly strong. They are pound for pound the strongest of the big cats.
  • Leopards are able to climb trees, even when carrying heavy prey, and often choose to rest on tree branches during the day.
  • Leopards tend to have distinctive dark spots called rosettes.
  • The tiger is the biggest species of the cat family.
  • Tiger cubs leave their mother when they are around 2 years of age.
  • Around half of tiger cubs don’t live beyond two years of age.
  • Tigers are good swimmers and can swim up to 6 kilometres.
  • Tigers usually hunt alone at night time.