There are six zones in the Singapore Zoo.
Fragile Forest: Set in a 20,000 cubic metre biodome, this zone replicates a typical tropical rainforest habitat. One can find various species of wildlife characteristic of the different equatorial rainforests of the world, from the well-camouflaged amphibians like the four-lined tree frog to the Malayan flying fox to the shy mousedeer. A Discovery Outpost houses the insects and invertebrates found in this habitat, where visitors can learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly and find other fascinating and exotic insects.
Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia: This zone explores the remarkable of the Great Rift Valley in Ethiopia, believed to be the beginning of the formation of the landscape of Modern Earth. Steep cliffs, majestic mountains and cascading waterfalls await those who visit this interesting area. There is also a captivating recreation of the rustic life of the hut-dwelling villages of Konso and Amhara, where one can learn the ancient traditions of these races, such as the waga tradition, where wooden effigies are made of deceased heroes, arranged with sculptures of their families and vanquished enemies. One can also learn how Ethiopia discovered coffee, and the sacred coffee ceremony huts have been replicated in this zone. Among the 103 mammals in this area are the Nubian ibexes, the Hamadryas baboons, the banded mongooses, the black-backed jackals and the rock hyraxes. The 3.2 million-year-old fossil of Lucy, one of the oldest hominids in the world, is also seen here.
Treetops Trail: This zone aims at displaying the wildlife that resides on various levels of a rainforest. One can find grand and tiny creatures, with animals like the cotton-top tamarins, gharials and wild squirrels scurrying about. The rare pair of siamangs is one of the chief attractions of this zone.
RepTopia: This zone is home to over 60 species of reptiles and amphibians, spread across four unique geographical zones namely the Indo-Pacific, African jungle, Neotropical Rainforests, and Deserts of the World. Learn how reptiles have learned to camouflage and adapt to various environments, with the kingdom believed to be predecessors to the ancient dinosaurs, all while being up-close with these slippery sleek creatures. Among the highlights of this zone include the witnessing of cobra feeding, reptile hatchery and alligator medical training.
Australasia: Witness the representation of the world of Marsupials, endemic to the Australasia region, with most of them found in Australia. Along with the grey Kangaroos and nimble Wallabies, one can also find the rare tree kangaroos of Papua New Guinea. The colourful Cassowary, considered the world’s most dangerous bird is also seen strolling around this area.
Frozen Tundra: This zone replicates the chilling climate and landscape of the Arctic region, spread across an area of about two and a half basketball courts. Among the species found here are the raccoon dogs of Japan and wolverines.