Sakkarbaug Zoological Park

Rajkot Highway
Junagadh, GJ - 362001

Type: Zoos
  • Chauhan Rakesh
    Chauhan Rakesh
  • rajesh memdani
    rajesh memdani
  • Paresh Koli
    Paresh Koli
  • rajesh memdani
    rajesh memdani
  • prakash dabhi
    prakash dabhi

The Sakkarbaug Zoological Park, located in Junagadh, Gujarat, India, is one of the oldest and largest zoos in the country. Established in 1863 by the erstwhile Nawab of Junagadh, it covers an extensive area of approximately 200 hectares and is home to a diverse range of wildlife species, including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.

One of the main attractions of the Sakkarbaug Zoological Park is its focus on conservation and breeding programs for endangered species. The zoo plays a crucial role in the preservation of rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic lion, which is the emblem of Gujarat and one of the main highlights of the park. Visitors can observe these majestic big cats in their natural habitat within the specially designed lion safari area.

In addition to lions, the zoo houses a wide variety of other animals, including leopards, tigers, bears, deer, primates, birds, and reptiles. The park also features spacious enclosures, naturalistic habitats, and landscaped gardens, providing a comfortable and enriching environment for the animals.

Apart from wildlife viewing, the Sakkarbaug Zoological Park offers educational programs, guided tours, and interactive exhibits to raise awareness about wildlife conservation and biodiversity. Visitors can learn about the importance of preserving natural habitats and the efforts being made to protect endangered species.

Overall, a visit to the Sakkarbaug Zoological Park offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and diversity of Gujarat's wildlife while supporting conservation efforts to safeguard endangered species for future generations.

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