Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo or Korat Zoo is located on Ratsima-Pakthongchai Road, only 19 km from downtown. There are many varieties of wildlife animal within in the 218 acre operation more than 1,500 animals and 200 species from around the world with.  The climate of Nakhon Ratchasima is similar to natural wildlife of Savanna. This is the zoo in Thailand where you see the Big Five from Africa; which includes the Lion, Leopard, African Elephant, White Rhinoceros and African Buffalo. Moreover the zoo also is the largest Surus Crane breeding center in Thailand and the crane exhibition includes various species of other cranes as well. The Korat zoo also provides extra services that include a The Water Park for visitors where visitors can cool off, a pleasant accommodation atmosphere with Asian deer in their natural habitat at Jungle Home@korat Zoo and a Seminar Center that can accommodate up to 200 people.