UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY United Arab Emirates
INSTITUTION NAME Al Ain Wildlife Park” (AWPR)
MAIN ADDRESS Al Ain Wildlife Park; PO Box 1204; Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
DESCRIPTION
AREA 900 ha integrating biodiversity institution and resort
LATITUDE 24°28 N
LONGITUDE 54°22 E
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Botanic Garden, Zoo, park, research and educational center
DATE FOUNDED Phase 1 will open in November 2011
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Arid land palms and succulents
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES Education Programme to interpret desert biodiversity and desert culture to the guests and communities associated with the AWPRConservation and breeding programmes
FEATURES AND FACILITIES Five World Desert Habitats illustrating the animals, plants, landscapes and cultures of specific desert ecoregionsOasis garden

Amphitheatre

Horticulture garden

Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre

MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION It was first developed as Al Ain Zoo in 1968 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan is being redeveloped by the Abu Dhabi government as an expanded 900 hectare integrated biodiversity institution and resort. is an exciting new development that will transform the existing Al Ain Zoo into a unique centre, dedicated to exhibiting and conserving the wildlife of the desert world
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:ww.bgci.org

http://www.bgci.org/resources/job/0356

http://www.awpr.ae/en/Pages/SZDLC-Introduction.aspx

http://www.eaza.net/News/Lists/Vacancies1/Attachments/81/Director%20of%20Animal%20Collections%20new%20advertisment_3_.pdf

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