KHANPUR NAGROTA

Jammu and Kashmir gets its first full-fledged Jambu Zoo in a naturally green landscape at Khanpur Nagrota.

Details:

  • Khanpur Nagrota is located in the foothills of Shivalik along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on the outskirts of Jammu city.
  • Initially the Zoo will have 27 species of rare animals and birds brought from different states of the country
  • Its main attractions will be a pair each of Bengal tiger, Asiatic lion, the black buck, ghariyal and the marsh crocodile.
  • Except for Chandigarh, these animals are not available in any other zoo across North India.

SOURCE: THE HINDU, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, PIB

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