Lahore Zoo Animal Pictures and Zoo Videos
Lahore Zoo, لہور چڑیا گھر, is the largest zoo in Punjab Pakistan. Lahore Zoo Animal Pictures, elephant 'Suzi' Pictures and Zoo Videos. Zoo Lahore was established in 1872. A good place for people of Punjab. People come here to see animals. Lahore zoo is now under development. The newest arrivals at the Zoo are two 7 month old clouded leopard cubs. Elephant is also very entertaining animal for kids.
Address: Mall Road, Lahore, Pakistan
Lahore zoo animals picture 2012
History of Lahore Zoo
Lahore zoo was established in 1872 and currently managed by the Wildlife and Parks department of the Government of Pakistan. There are more than 1200 animals of 136 species in the zoo.
Lahore Zoo is the very oldest zoos in the world historically. When the project of Zoo Lahore was started with the large area of birds and was contributed by Lal Mahundra Ram. With the passage of time it has been massively developed and its animals rang of collection also improved, recently the capacity of Zoo houses about 1381 animals of 136 kinds encompasses 996 birds of 82 species, 49 reptiles of 08 and 336 mammals of 45 species altogether.
People not only from Lahore but for away areas of Punjab visit the Zoo Lahore and on holiday always been full house, including tours of college students, kids from many schools love to visit Zoo.
Lahore Zoo is managed under Lahore Municipal Corporation start from 1872 to 1923. After this the management control was transferred to Deputy Commissioner, Lahore until 1962. And the management of Zoo Lahore was placed under the Livestock and Dairy Development Department. Finally the management of Lahore Zoo was hand over to the Wildlife & Parks Department in 1982.
Zoo Lahore is one of the largest zoos in South Asia and is thought to be the third or fourth very oldest zoo in the world. Including old Zoo’s Vienna Zoo of Austria was established in 1752 as a menagerie and opened for public visit in 1779. London Zoo of England has also very old history and established in 1828, was open for public in 1847. The Alipore Zoo in India was established in 19th century and open for Indian people in 1876.