Culture & Tourism

Current Situation
  • Address: #1240 Nakdongnam-ro (#1207-2 Handan-dong), Saha-gu
  • Size: 1 story 881㎡ building
    • 454㎡ Surgery and Treatment Building, 427㎡ Mammal and Bird Shed
    • Medical equipment: 48 items, including inhalation anesthesia apparatus,
      biochemistry analysis apparatus, X-ray camera.
Purpose of establishment
  • Maintenance of a healthy ecosytem through systematic, expert treatment,
    followed by rehabilitation and release of wildlife in Busan
  • Operation of animal-centered education program by the Nakdong River
    Estuary Eco Center, and enhancement of citizen's awareness of ecology protection.
Major function
  • Systematic treatment and rehabilitation of wild animals

    Prompt treatment and rehabilitation of wildlife suffering from disease, medicinal poisoning and external injuries
    Treatment of injured wildlife followed by rehabilitative training to prepare animals for a return to nature

  • Establishment of networks for the treatment of wild animals

    Establishment of network between Treatment Centers 1 and 2, and Wildlife Medical Ceners in other cities and provinces
    Establishment of a prompt support system through emergency rescues by related institutions
    Support for education of wildlife experts at the borough/country level through exchange of educational content on wildlife

  • Investigation and research into disease and the collection of genetic resources and preservation resources of wildlife

    Promotion of preventive meacures by investigation into common diseases and epidemiological survey of wildlife
    Support for the collection of genetic resources and the preservation of wildlife through the exchange of information on national genetic resources

Looking around

Treatment room
  • Treatment and medical room: basic physiological tests, diagnosis and emergency treatment room for wildlife
    Treatment and medical room photo Treatment and medical room photo
  • Surgery: for treating fractures of injured wildlife
    Surgery photo Surgery photo
Patients room
  • Ward: housing animals recovering from surgery
    Ward photo Ward photo
Safe havens
  • Bird moorings: for outdoor rehabilitation for rapacious birds, as well as medium and small-sized birds and aquatic birds
    Bird moorings photo Bird moorings photo
  • Mammal moorings: outdoor rehabilitative space for racoons and elks
    Mammal moorings photo Mammal moorings photo
  • Protective area: safe area for wildlife which cannot easily be returned to their natural habitat
    Protective area photo Protective area photo
  • Education room: Space for ecology education, like the process of how to return injured wildlife to nature
    Education room photo Education room photo