Sharjah Safari Introduces 100 New Animals

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 13 April 2021
Sharjah Safari Introduces 100 New Animals

For the love of nature and animals, Sharjah Safari has welcomed over 100 new animals. The new arrivals make up some 121 different types of mammals, reptiles and birds including gazelles, African wild turtles, crocodiles, African rock pythons and flamingos.

Sharjah Safari focuses on preserving the environment and biological diversity, protecting and breeding endangered animals and contributing to environmental sustainability.

Chairperson of the Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah, Hana Saif Al Suwaidi, said: "The Sharjah Safari is the largest safari project in the world outside Africa, due to the presence of African animals that represent all species. Covering an area of 16 square kilometres, it will contain approximately 50,000 animals. The Safari is the most important ecotourism destination in the region.

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"The Sharjah Safari building includes a number of facilities that are designed with the character of African wildlife that depend on the use of wood and straw, and include cages for birds, and a section for giraffes; 15 of which have been released to adapt to the safari atmosphere. The crocodile enclosure includes a group of lakes and surrounding buildings. Additionally, the Safari will house a lion section and a rhinoceros enclosure, as well as some buildings such as conference hall, safari visitors camp, rest buildings and restaurants," she said.

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