There are many tourist places in Bangladesh. Dhaka Zoo is one of them. It is also called national zoo / Mirpur zoo and is the best zoo of Bangladesh. It is recognized to the Bangladesh government. However, it located at Mirpur in Dhaka. It had established on 23 June 1974. It is far away 20 km from the center of Dhaka and located beside the river Turag. It’s area is very long.
Though it is old ,it has huge attractive animals. Overall, national zoo is home to about 2,000 in 165 species animals. To attract visitors besides many fascinating animals, there are tigers, lions, hippopotamus, monkeys, and pythons. Moreover, some rare and interesting animals such as- zebra, elephant, water buck, impala, gayal, black bear, tapir, mandrill, cheetah, rhinoceros, otter, hyena, deer, giraffes, impala, tapir, hippo, Bear, lion, many different species of monkeys, baboons, Shimpangi, and foreign cat and dog.
There are many animals from home and abroad. Foreign animals are collected from different forests. However, Dhaka zoo has different colorful and attractive animals. The Royal Bengal Tiger is main attraction of national zoo.. Then, the hippo contains a sizable lake covered in aquatic greenery that the hippos seem to enjoy.
Besides, others animals also are very charming. For this, this zoo is very attractive.
Dhaka zoo has brought foreign birds of different species like- peacocks, rhea, African grey parrots, cassowary, owls, ostrich, emus, teals, finches, babblers, owls, vultures, eagles and so on. This birds are very nice and enjoyable to see. Visitors are always fascinated by the crocodiles and snakes
About 4 million visitors visit Bangladesh National Zoo every year. Calm environment of the zoo attracts people to gate relief from the bustle and monotony of urban life.