Ahmedabad: One of many largest zoos on this planet by way of quantity and species of animals at one place is arising in Jamnagar in Gujarat, a state authorities official mentioned.
MK Das, extra chief secretary within the chief minister’s workplace, on Friday mentioned the zoo was being developed by Reliance Industries which operates a refinery in Jamnagar.
Das made the announcement whereas making a presentation on Gujarat at a digital convention below ‘ASSOCHAM Foundation Week’.
“As we all know the world’s tallest statue is in Gujarat (Statue of Unity in Kevadiya). Now, one of the world’s biggest zoos, in terms of number and species of animals at one place, is coming up very shortly in Jamnagar,” mentioned Das.
As per particulars uploaded on the Central Zoo Authority, the mega zoo, to be known as ‘Greens Zoological Rescue and Rehabilitation Kingdom’ might be unfold over 250.1 acres.
“The Detailed Project Report (DPR) submitted along with the Master (Layout) Plan for the proposed establishment of the Greens Zoological Rescue and Rehabilitation Kingdom at Jamnagar, Gujarat by Reliance Industries Limited was approved by the 33rd Meeting of the Central Zoo Authority held on February 12, 2019,” the CZA web site knowledgeable.
As per the plan format shared by CZA, the zoo could have birds and animals from internationally in sections named Frog Home, Dragon’s Land, an Insectarium, Land of Rodent, Aquatic Kingdom, Forest of India, Marshes of West Coast, Indian Desert and Unique Island.
Animals just like the African Lion, Cheetah, Jaguar, Indian Wolf, Asiatic Lion, Pygmy Hippo, Orangutan, Lemur, Fishing Cat, Sloth Bear, Bengal Tiger, Malayan Tapir, Gorilla, Zebra, Giraffe, African elephant and Komodo Dragon are anticipated to be a part of the zoo.
(With PTI Inputs)