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Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden also known as Sakkarbaug Zoo is in Junagadh in Gujarat.

It is spread across 210 acres and breeding centre of Asiatic lions. Wild free ranging Asiatic lions have become extinct over most of Asia and are today found only in the nearby Gir Forest.

It is second oldest zoo of India and fourth biggest zoo in India.

In 2003, the zoo opened a natural history museum in a large hall in the veterinary hospital. The museum opened with the skeletons of two Asiatic lions, as well as panther, deer, wild boar, antelope, black buck, blue bull, and spotted deer. Eggs, beaks, and feathers of various birds were also on display. The museum will be expanded as specimens become available.

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Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 500 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 8.00 AM to 5:00 PM (Closed on Wednesdays)
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Umbrella
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Junagadh Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Rajkot/Jamnagar Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH151
Nearest Landmark : On SH 31Market near Sonrekh river
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