Dang to boast 'mini zoo' for children soon

DANG: The construction works of a 'mini zoo' within the Rapti Shanti Park in Tulasipur of Dang district has kicked off.

The mini zoo will be developed with an investment and support from the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and local consumers of the park located in Tulasipur–3.

Meant for children's entertainment, it is expected to bring changes to the school students' mundane lifestyle, and assuage their tension.

The construction of the zoo has started at an investment of Rs 2.4 million, Rapti Shanti Park Management Committee Chairman Top Bhadur KC said.

“The zoo will house 14 bird and animal species including deer, fox, nilgai (Asian antelope), monkey, ostrich and kalij pheasant”, he added.

The park would also have rails, slides, swings and boating , the Committee said.