Tuesday, April 23

Biggest in Northern India, J&K’s Jambu Zoo to open next month

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Jammu: The biggest Zoo in North India will be opened to the public next month.

This was informed by the LG Office of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. As per the reports, the Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha did a site inspection of Jambu Zoo, Jammu to review the progress of the construction work.

LG Office J&K in a tweet said, “Site inspection of Jambu Zoo, Jammu to review the progress of the construction work. This biggest Zoo in North India will be opened to the public next month”.

Spread over an area of 163.40 hectares, the zoo, which is located at Khanpur Nagrota in the city, will house 27 famous species of animals including the Royal Bengal tiger and Asiatic lion. It will also have a nocturnal animal house and a butterfly park.

Conceptualised in 2016, the zoo has missed several deadlines.

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