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24 February 2019  

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KATHMANDU: Central zoo of the country has constructed new and advanced structures for animals. The zoo has been constructing a new module of shelter depending upon animals.

Lina Chalise, Information Officer at the Zoo said that a new shelter with air-conditioned facility is being built for the red panda. The construction of new homes for blue bull, jackal and the crane is in progress.

The visitors will have an opportunity to see the blue bull after the construction of the shelter for it. Besides, works to upgrade a walkway meant for visitors are underway. The Zoo has an area of six hectares. There are 1,219 wildlife of 127 species in the Zoo now.

Last year, the Central Zoo collected Rs 1.4 million from visitors. It charges Rs 50 per head under 12 as entry fee; Rs 100 for students; Rs 150 for public; Rs 220 for visitors from the SAARC and Rs 750 for visitors from other countries.

 

Publish Date : 24 February 2019 14:53 PM

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