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The Rani Bagh ("Queen's Garden"), previously Das Garden, is a zoological garden located in Hyderabad City, Sindh, Pakistan. The garden was re-christened in honour of Queen Victoria.[2] It was established as a botanical garden in 1861 by the then Agro-horticultural Society and later animals were moved in.[1]

Rani Bagh (Hyderabad Zoo)
حیدرآباد کے چڑیا گھر
Date opened1861 (as a botanical garden)[1]
LocationHyderabad,
Sindh, Pakistan Pakistan
Coordinates25°22′56″N 68°20′35″E / 25.38223°N 68.34305°E / 25.38223; 68.34305Coordinates: 25°22′56″N 68°20′35″E / 25.38223°N 68.34305°E / 25.38223; 68.34305
Land area53 acres (21 ha)[1]
No. of species~70 (animals)[1]
~230 (plants)[1]
Annual visitors?

Rani Bagh was spread over 53 acres (21 ha) of land, divided into four parts. The four parts included Eidgah, the Abbas Bhai Park, zoo and lawns, children parks, jogging tracks and parking area.

Apart from approximately 21 species of mammals, 41 species of birds and 10 species of reptiles, Rani Bagh is home to 3,177 trees of 227 species.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "SAVE RANI BAGH BOTANICAL GARDEN ACTION COMMITTEE". www.saveranibagh.org. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  2. ^ Talpur, Mir Atta Muhammad (2007). "The Vanishing Glory of Hyderabad (Sindh, Pakistan)" (PDF). Web Journal on Cultural Patrimony. University of Naples. ISSN 1827-8868.

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