Bangladesh National Zoo

in Dhaka, Bangladesh

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N23° 48' 45.6264" E90° 20' 40.59672"   (23.812674, 90.3446102)
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Bangladesh National Zoo, (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ জাতীয় চিড়িয়াখানা) is a Zoo located in the Mirpur section of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The Zoo contains many native and non-native animals and wild life, and hosts about three million visitors each year. The name of Zoo has been changed 5th February 2015 from Dhaka Zoo to Bangladesh National Zoo.
Established in 1974, the 186-acre (75 ha) Dhaka Zoo is the largest zoo in Bangladesh, and is operated by the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock. The zoo attracts around 10,000 visitors every day with the number increasing during the weekends and holidays. The zoo is also known for its poor conditions for animals and the corruption of its officials.The yearly budget of Dhaka Zoo is Tk 37.5 million, out of which Tk 25 million is spent on feeding the animals.


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Bangladesh National Zoo

Address: Unnamed Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh