Kabul Zoo in Afghanistan

Kabul Zoo

Size7 ha
Opened for public1967
Country Afghanistan

DirectorsAzizGul Saqib

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VeterinariansDr Abdul Qader Bahawi

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Kabul Zoo, Afghanistan , was founded in 1967, opened for public in 1967.

Comments / picturesThe Kabul Zoo is in Kabul, Afghanistan on the bank of the Kabul River.

1967: The zoo was established with a focus on Afghan fauna by King M. Zahirsha, and the first director was son of the King. in 1967

1972: the number of visitors was more than 150,000.[1]

In total the zoo has 116 animals and a staff of 60 to care for them.

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Koehl, Dan (2023). Kabul Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1123. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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