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 AWPR

Conservation and breeding programmes

FEATURES AND FACILITIES

Five World Desert Habitats illustrating the animals, plants, landscapes and cultures of specific desert ecoregions

Oasis 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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