Biggest wildlife rescue center commissioned of India in Nagpur [ Current Affairs ]

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Biggest Wildlife Rescue Centre named as Gorewada Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre in India has been commissioned at Gorewada near Nagpur, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has inaugurated this center in existence of State Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.

Key facts

  • The Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM) will manage Gorewada Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre.
  • In this center Nagpur based Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries (MAF) University is also part.
  • Around 30 hectares this center should be spread and it should been created on the outlines of Gujarat based Gir National Park
  • It is the biggest and best wildlife centers in the country.
  • It will include four zones veterinary hospital that would house sick, injured and rescued animals.
  • It has interment ground in the same locations.
  • The hospital includes facilities like state-of-art, x-ray machine, operation theatre etc.
  • It has also crates for herbivorous animals and would house Deer, Sambars and Nilgais.
  • It also has capacity to house 10 Tigers at a time and also separate insert for Panthers.
  • It has addition capacity to provide mixed species about 100 Birds.
  • It has also facility that it provide separate housing Pythons including Cobra, Rat Snakes and vipers.
  • Housing for 10 small mammals like Wolf, wild Dogs, and Jackal are also included in center.

- Published on: December 21, 2015