Tuesday, March 19, 2013


Dulahazara Safari Park was developed on an undulating landscape of around 2,224 acres (9.00 km2) of area at Chakaria Upazilain ,Cox's Bazar District, Bangladeshsome 107 km away from the port city Chittagong,, with an objective to create facilities foreco-tourism, research work and entertainment aside from conserving wild animals in a natural environment.

A BangladeshiGaur  in DulaHazara Safari Park, Cox's BazarDulahazara Safari Park is home to at least 4,000 animals of 165 species. After the new government took over in January 2007, joint forces rescued many of these new residents of the park during their drives at houses and establishments owned by graft suspects.Many individuals also donated some of the animals to the park during this period. The seized and donated animals recently sent to the park include 90

spotted deer
, 42 barking deer, three sambar deer, one freshwater crocodile, one saltwater crocodile, nine black bears, four pythons,  peacocks,  Turkish pheasants and two emus.
An other source of animals is the Dhaka Zoo. While the animal population in Dhaka zoo has increased over the years due to their breeding, the Dhaka zoo donates a number of lions and tigers to the Dulahazara Safari 
The park itself protects a large number of wild elephants which are native to the area. In the safari park there are domesticated elephants which are available for a ride. Other animal attractions include lions, Bengal tigers, crocodiles, bears, spotted deer and many types of birds and monkeys.
Since the park was made open to the public, it has been drawing a huge crowd all year round — 6,000 visitors daily during peak season (November to March) and 2,000 visitors daily during off season (April to October).

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