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Ichihara Elephant Kingdom

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Saddest zoo on the planet

This place should be shut down. The animals are kept in disgusting habitats that are made of... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2015
Grant E
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Horrible excuse for a zoo

I went to Ichihara Elephant Kingdom to look at the elephants and see the elephant show with my... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2014
AfroSamurai
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Tumon, Mariana Islands
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
1 May 2015
“Saddest zoo on the planet”
19 Oct 2014
“Horrible excuse for a zoo”
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937 Yamakogawa, Ichihara 290-0521, Chiba Prefecture
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+81 436-88-3001
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Reviewed 18 September 2011
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Reviewed 18 October 2011

I went to Ichihara Elephant Kingdom in search of capybaras. What I found was tiny filthy cage after tiny filthy cage of neglected, miserable animals. Many of which had visible open sores. I can't believe a country as sophisticated as Japan allows facilities like this...More

18  Thank SpookyMcgee
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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

This place should be shut down. The animals are kept in disgusting habitats that are made of concrete and iron. I have never felt so bad for these poor animals.. I will be reporting these conditions to the appropriate authorities.

11  Thank Grant E
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I went to Ichihara Elephant Kingdom to look at the elephants and see the elephant show with my wife. My wife loves elephants. Well, while the entry fee is not too expensive, other fees such as the elephant ride are WAY expensive. The elephant ride...More

13  Thank AfroSamurai
Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

This is without doubt the worst zoo I have ever visited. It's like something out of the Victorian era. The first thing you see when you walk through the door are a pair of macaques, each kept in a bare metal cage only a few...More

12  Thank Mortal_Wombat_No1
Reviewed 18 October 2011

I went to Ichihara Elephant Kingdom in search of capybaras. What I found was tiny filthy cage after tiny filthy cage of neglected, miserable animals. Many of which had visible open sores. I can't believe a country as sophisticated as Japan allows facilities like this...More

18  Thank SpookyMcgee
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