Asian Village

Influenced by the ornate architecture that the Asian continent boasts, the Asian Village exemplifies the diverse culture of Asia. Brimming with a huge variety of exciting wildlife, this village is packed with animals who live everywhere, from intrepid forest to pristine ponds.

Hero Animal

  • Moon Bear

Moon Bear

Conservation status


Animal Group


Common Name

Moon Bear

Scientific Name

Ursus Thibetanus

The Moon Bear gets its name because of the white crescent shaped patch on its chest. It is also known as the "Asiatic black bear". Male Moon Bears are larger than the females and weigh up to 150kgs, while females weigh about 90kgs. Habitat loss, illegal trading, poaching, and cruel bile harvesting in captive breeding farms are just a few of the threats faced by Moon Bears.

Native animals

  • Gibbon
  • Southern Cassowary
  • Mandarin Duck