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World's Largest Zoo In Gujarat To Have Cheetahs, Komodo Dragons

Experts believe that the world's largest zoo, which has been named Greens Zoological, Rescue & Rehabilitation Kingdom, might also be the world's costliest zoo. This zoo is a pet project of Mukesh Ambani's youngest son Anant Ambani and it will come up on the 280 acres of land which is close to the company's refinery project at Moti Khavdi near Jamnagar

February 21, 2021

The world's largest zoo, built by the Ambanis in Gujarat, will have a wide range of animals from the extremely endangered cheetahs to komodo dragons and black panthers.

The world's largest zoo, apart from having over 100 varieties of animals and birds, will also include a rescue centre to support the local government.

"The zoo will open for the public in 2023," reported NDTV quoting Parimal Nathwani, corporate affairs director at Reliance.

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Experts believe that the world's largest zoo, which has been named Greens Zoological, Rescue & Rehabilitation Kingdom, might also be the world's costliest zoo.

This zoo is a pet project of Mukesh Ambani's youngest son Anant Ambani and it will come up on the 280 acres of land which is close to the company's refinery project at Moti Khavdi near Jamnagar.

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It may be mentioned here that there was an uproar in Assam after two black panthers from the Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden were transferred to the zoo.

Many in Assam claimed that the Ambanis, whose net worth is around $80 billion, influenced the people in power in Assam to get hold of the two panthers.

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However, later it became clear that the black panthers were sent to the world's largest zoo as part of an exchange deal.

The Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden in return would receive four Zebras, which will be brought from Israel to Assam and Greens Zoological, Rescue & Rehabilitation Kingdom authorities will help in the transit process.

The exchange was carried out with the approval of the Central Zoo Authority.

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