Naypyidaw Zoological Garden is the largest zoo of Myanmar, situated on the Yangon - Mandalay highway, in the Naypyidaw capital city. It is about 400 km in the North of Yangon, this 612- acre zoo opened on Myanmar's Armed Forces Day in 2008 with about 420 animals in from the Yangon Zoological Gardens. In 2009, the zoo had up to more than 6 hundred animals of different mammal species; bird species and reptilespecies including elephants, crocodiles, tigers, deer, leopards, monkeys as well as white tigers, zebras, and kangaroos. The zoo is also really perfect with an air-conditioned penguin house in a country of persistent power shortages.
Which attracts the visitors the most is penguins and white tigers of icy lands, two species of the rare and endangered wildlife are being shown at the booths. Thus, the visitors have an opportunity to watch these animals at the gardens with their own eyes.