Ponggol Zoo (Babujan Zoo) in Singapore


Ponggol Zoo (Babujan Zoo)



Typezoo
Size27-acre
Founded1928
Number of animals2200
AddressPunggol Road at the end of Track 22 (317 Serangoon Road)
PlaceSingapore
RegionNorth-East Singapore
CountrySingapore
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Ponggol Zoo (Babujan Zoo), located at Punggol Road at the end of Track 22 (317 Serangoon Road), in Singapore, Singapore, was founded in 1928.


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Owned by wealthy Indian trader William Lawrence Soma Basapa (1893-1943), who moved the animals to Punggol from his family’s Serangoon Road residence in 1928, to accommodate his growing collection.


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Koehl, Dan (2021). Ponggol Zoo (Babujan Zoo), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2954. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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This document was updated: 2020-10-30 07:03:11


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