The new enclosures are of 120 sqm each at the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park in Katraj.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
The new enclosures are of 120 sqm each at the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park in Katraj.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Katraj Zoo building Rs 4-crore enclosures to house giant Indian squirrel, leopard and jungle cat

The zoo currently has 440 animals and 65 species, including a royal Bengal tiger
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 04:17 PM IST

Three new animal enclosures will be added to the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park to make a home for three new animal species to be added in early 2020.

The zoo currently has 440 animals and 65 species, including a royal Bengal tiger.

The giant Indian squirrel, a leopard and a jungle cat are the three new arrivals for which the Central Zoo Authority, has sanctioned the designs for the enclosures.

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