Sakkarbaug Zoo, Junagadh

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The Sakkarbaug Zoo was established in the year 1863 at Junagadh on an area of 200 hectares. The zoo is an effort to breed and protect some endangered species of animals like the purebred Asiatic Lion. The zoo also has some rare species of animals like the Indian gaur, Malabar giant squirrels, marmosets and green pheasants which are known to be bought from the Mysore Zoo in exchange of a pair of Asian lions.The zoo is open on all days except Wednesdays from 9am to 6.30pm. The entry fee of the zoo is Rs10 for an Indian and Rs50 for a foreigner.

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