World’s Largest Zoo At Jamnagar
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) will be setting up the world’s largest zoo in Gujarat’s Jamnagar district. The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the ‘Greens Zoological Rescue and the Rehabilitation Kingdom’ has been recently approved by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA), which will be set up on RIL’s 280-acre land near its refinery at Moto Khavdi region in Jamnagar.
Rescue Mission for Big cat
The zoo is said to be the pet project of Anant Ambani, the youngest son of RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani. It will also be a part of the company’s CSR activities to help the Gujarat Forest department in sheltering those big cats which have been injured and rescued. The developers hope it will materialize in two years.
Rehabilitation Kingdom for Wild Animals
The Greens Zoological Rescue and the Rehabilitation Kingdom will have around 100 different species of birds, reptiles, and animals from all over the world. There will be sloth bears, kommodo dragons, Indian wolves, rosy pelicans, fishing cats, barking deer, slender Lori’s among others.
The zoo will also have a collection of cheetahs, giraffes, elephants and lions from Africa, and ostriches and meerkats among others.
Forest of India
The zoo’s plan layout shared on the CZA website also depicts wildlife sections like ‘Forest of India’, ‘Frog House’, ‘Insect Life’, ‘Exotic Island’, ‘Wild Trail of Gujarat’, and ‘Aquatic Kingdom’.
World Wide Wildlife
As per reports, this exquisite zoo will feature a plethora of animals such as African Lion, Cheetah, Jaguar, Indian Wolf, Asiatic Lion, Pygmy Hippo, Orangutan, Lemur, Fishing Cat, Sloth Bear, Bengal Tiger, Malayan Tapir, Gorilla, Zebra, Giraffe, African elephant, and Komodo Dragon are also expected to be the part of this pet project of Anant Ambani Animal Project.