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Yangon zoological garden - Myanmar

Yangon zoological garden Yangon zoological garden is located in Yangon. 69.25 acres garden was established in 1906.

Forest / vegetation types
About 300 tree species, totalling over 15000 trees, are planted. Thawkagyi, Linlun, Padiphyu, Meze, Karamek, Sagawa, Layhnyin, Zardeikpho, etc., are present.

59 species of mammals 60 species of birds and 18 species of reptiles, amounting to over 1300 species are kept in addition, elephant, rhinoceros, tapir, hippopotamus, camel, tiger, lion, deer, various species of monkeys, snake, tortoise, crocodile and various species of birds, a pair of tusks of the white elephant which died in 1219 during the region of King Thibaw, skeleton of a whale 72 feet in length and a statue of Stegosaurus are exhibited.

Conservation, development and research programmes
Systematic feeding of animals rations formulated in accordance with approved standards for animal health. Construction of the new animal enclosures and houses. Assistance offered to students of Zoology and Veterinary Science in their studies and dissertations.

Opportunities for study and recreation
Yangon zoological garden Playground for children on lawns in the shade of trees. Rides on elephant-cart, horse-cart, elephants and horses. Restaurant and public telephone. Modern equipments including roller-coaster at the Amusement Park of international standard.

Free snake and elephant shows on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Easy access to the studies of fauna and flora. Safety of visitors will looked after by police and security personnel on fulltime duty.
Location map of parks

Khakaborazi national park
Indawgyi lake wildlife sanctuary
Chatthin wildlife sanctuary
Alaungdaw Kathapa national park

Maymyo botanical garden
Nat Ma Taung (Mt Victoria) national park
Popa mountain park
Inle lake wetland sanctuary
Shwesettaw wildlife sanctuary
Sein Ye forest camp
Moneyingyi wetland wildlife sanctuary
Myaing Hay Wun elephant camp
Hlawaga park
Yangon zoological garden
Meinmahla Kyun (island) wildlife sanctuary

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