Ragunan Zoo in Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, is a popular destination for local residents, as well as visitors to the capital. The Zoo has over 150 years of history making it the third oldest zoo in the world. Spread across 147 hectares, the zoo is set out in a tropical setting with big open spaces, making it a favorite destination to enjoy a picnic while learning about wildlife. It’s possible to see over 400 species of animals there, both indigenous to Indonesia and from as far away as Africa, Arabia and North America. The zoo is split up into sections for reptiles, mammals, birds, and an open range featuring wetland ecosystems. The most sought after species of animals there are Komodo Dragons, Orang-Utans and the endangered Sumatran Tiger. The Kid’s Park is also very popular giving children the opportunity to get up close to a talking parrot and a giant Arapaima fish from the Amazon in South America.They also have a playground with swings and climbing frames.