Karachi Zoo in Pakistan


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Karachi Zoo
Typezoo
Size33 acres (130,000 m2)[
Founded1878
Opened for public1878
Place Karachi
Province Sindh
Country Pakistan
Website http://www.karachizoo.com.pk/

Head keepers
of elephants
Yousuf Mashi
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Description

Karachi Zoo, in Karachi, Pakistan , was founded in 1878, opened for public in 1878.

Living elephants

At the Karachi Zoo lives 2 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Madhu Bala born 2007-00-00
  2. Noor Jahan born 2007-00-00

Comments / picturesThe Karachi Zoo (Urdu: کراچی چڑیاگھر‎; Sindhi: ڪراچي زو چڙيا گهر‎), also known as Karachi Zoological Gardens, is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is the largest zoo of Pakistan and second oldest zoo in the country after Lahore Zoo.

Karachi Zoo, established in year 1878, was commonly called as 'Mahatma Gandhi Garden'. Earlier in 1861, the zoo was transferred to municipality by the British Indian government. In 1878, the municipality placed the zoo under a trust to be developed out of public subscription. Later, the zoo was once again opened to public in 1881. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, the name was changed to 'Karachi Zoological Gardens' or 'Karachi Zoo' for short.

References for records about Karachi Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Karachi Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=598. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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