Dubai Zoo

Dubai Zoo

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dubai Zoo was originally built in 1967 by a Dubai resident when H. H. Sheikh Rashid bin Maktoum, the late Ruler of Dubai, permitted Otto J. Bulart to build a zoo on a two hectare plot in Jumeirah. It is still the oldest zoo in the Arabian Peninsula. It was considered a Dubai landmark in the late 1960s as it indicated the "town's end."In 1971 the management of the Dubai Zoo was taken over by the Dubai Municipality. During the first couple of years of its existence, the Dubai Zoo housed only a few animals like the big cats, monkeys and hoofed-animals. There was also a small aquarium with some fishes and reptiles. From May 1986 to May 1989, a part of the Zoo was redesigned and rebuilt. From June 1989 to the present there has been constant re-designing and renovation. Dubai zoo is the first Arabian zoo to breed the rare Chimpanzee and the Arabian or Gordon's wildcat.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613586890X
  • 9786135868906