Established in 1964, moved 1974 to the present place and opened to the public 23.06.1974. The 186-acre (75 ha) Dhaka Zoo attracts around 10,000 visitors every day. The number increases during the weekends.
The zoo is currently home to 2,050 animals from 124 species. Of them, 58 are mammals including elephants,Bengal Tigers, lions, cheetahs, rhinoceroses, zebras, different species of monkeys and chimpanzees, hippos and more. There are 66 species of birds, 13 species of reptiles including snakes and crocodiles, and 28 species of fish. Beside the living creatures it also has a zoological museum with stuffed animals.
The yearly budget of Dhaka Zoo is Tk 37.5 million, out of which Tk 25 million is spent on feeding the animals.
Open : Monday - Saturday 8am-5pm
Entrace fee: Yes
For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea
Food: The Zoo has a places where you can get a snack
Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the zoo on your homepage
Phone number 9002954
Address: Bangladesh Dhaka National Zoo-Mirpur-1, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Where to finde the Park:
I don't have any guides of this zoo. Does any body know if they made any guides? And where I can get any guides of Dhaka Zoo?
In the years 1989 and 2015 they had theire anniversarrys. Have they made any books on this occassion?