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Over 65 people visit lion safari in Jaipur on first day

Two caged vehicles took visitors into the safari area on the first day. Tourists were excited as they saw wild animals in their natural habitat roaming in the park.

October 4, 2018, 2:52 pm

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Lion at Nahargarh Biological park of Jaipur.

Jaipur: More than 65 visitors arrived on the opening day of Rajasthan’s first ever Lion Safari at Nahargarh Biological park in Jaipur on Wednesday. Among them, most were children and students from different schools. Two caged vehicles took visitors into the safari area on the first day. Tourists were excited as they saw wild animals in their natural habitat roaming in the park.   Read also: Booking price, timing for Lion Safari at Nahargarh Biological Park in Jaipur: All you need to know Nahargarh Biological Park ACF Jagdish Gupta said that apart from the lions, there are other animals too kept in enclosures. Soon, chitals will be released into the safari area. Tourists will be able to sight several other wild animals in the park during the safari.   With the rise of tourists for the Lion safari, more vehicles will be introduced, added Jagdish. A visitor told The PinkCity Post, “I came with my two sons and they were very excited to see lions roaming freely. One of them got a bit scared as he thought the lion will attack him. The safari was a great experience for the family. It was an hour-long ride. The safety measures were adequate. It is a great initiative by the state government”.   Students participated in the writing competition organized at Nahargarh Biological Park. They wrote about conservation of the wild animals.   According to forest officials, wildlife tourism will reach to greater heights with this project. A total of 10 lions will enthral tourists during the safari at Nahargarh Biological Park. For now, the visitors will be able to sight three cubs named as Tejas, Tripur, and Taara roaming freely over an area of 36 hectares.

First published: October 4, 2018
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