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River's Edge


The river's edge in Asia branches out to a deep channel of the river with waterfalls and thick brush of trees. The magnificent and mighty Asian elephants live in this spacious natural habitat, near the Malayan sun bears!

Animals in Asia

Hidden Details

  • Keep a lookout for Asian turtles sunning in the shallow pools
  • The large lizard statue climbing up a rock is a water monitor
  • Find a king cobra statue protecting her nest of eggs


River's Edge

Take a journey along a mythical waterway through four continents to discover how wildlife, plants and people interact. River's Edge is the Saint Louis Zoo's first immersion exhibit—a lushly planted naturalistic environment showcasing multiple species from around the world.

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