Lucknow Zoo in India


Lucknow Zoo
Local name Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, Lakhnaū Chiṛiyāghara
Typezoo

Owner
Size29 hectares
Last elephant left1999
Address Road, opp. to Civil Hospital, River Bank Colony, Narhi, Qaisar Bagh
Zip-code 226001
Place Lucknow
StateUttar Pradesh
Country India
Website Website
LinkedIn Lucknowzoologicalpark
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Telephone+918005493617

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VeterinariansAshok Kashyap

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Description

Lucknow Zoo, located at Road, opp. to Civil Hospital, River Bank Colony, Narhi, Qaisar Bagh, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India . The last elephant left in 1999.


Comments / picturesNawab Wajid Ali Shah Prani Udyan earlier known as Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens or popularly known as Lucknow Zoological Garden (Urdu: Lakhnaū Chiṛiyāghara) is a 71.6-acre (29.0 ha) zoo located in the heart of the capital city of Uttar Pradesh named after Wajid Ali Shah- the last Nawab of Awadh. The Central Zoo Authority of India categorizes it as a large zoo. The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens, was established in the year 1921 to commemorate the visit of the Prince of Wales to Lucknow. The idea of establishing Zoological gardens at Lucknow emanated from Sir Harcourt Butler, the Governor of the State.

References for records about Lucknow Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Lucknow Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=173. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Lucknow Zoo on elephant-news.com

Lucknow Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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Elephants unlikely relocated from kamla nehru zoological park - Elephant News
2010-10-21Ailing jumbo jaimala may return to lucknow city zoo - Elephant News
Elephant dies after shift to dudhwa national park - Elephant News
Friendship in lucknow zoo - Elephant News


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