Bangladesh National Zoo is a zoo situated in the Mirpur area of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The Zoo contains numerous local and non-local creatures and untamed life, and has around three million guests every year. The name of Zoo has been changed 5th February 2015 from Dhaka Zoo to Bangladesh National Zoo. Established in 1974, the 186-section of land Dhaka Zoo is the biggest zoo in Bangladesh, and is worked by the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock. The zoo pulls in around 10,000 guests consistently with the number expanding amid the ends of the week and occasions.
The zoo is likewise known for its poor conditions for creatures and the debasement of its officials. The yearly spending plan of Dhaka Zoo is Tk 37.5 million, out of which Tk 25 million is spent on nourishing the creatures. On 26 December 1950, the agricultural, cooperation and help service authoritatively proclaimed to set up a zoo in Dhaka. Henceforth the zoo begun that time close Dhaka high court with a few spotted deer, monkey and elephant. The zoo later moved to give Eid-gah maidan more animals. Later in 1961 a board was made to guarantee legitimate administration of the zoo. Afterward, subsequent to getting creatures from inner and from remote nations, the zoo introduced at its present area 23 June 1974.