Have you ever heard about a hospital especially reserved for falcons? In Abu Dhabi, UAE, you find the Falcon Hospital with a wide variety of comprehensive health care services for falcons. Surprising, isn’t it?
It serves a purpose
Established by the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi in 1999, this special hospital serves a purpose. It’s not just about treating the falcons, the breeding centre serves the conservation purpose too.
This is considered the largest falcon hospital in the region, and thus has many services equipped with novel technology. It has treated more than 110,000 patients since it was opened. Annually, the hospital gets over 11,000 falcons for treatments.
It’s a tourist magnet
Many travellers who come to holiday at resorts in Abu Dhabi the likes of Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara opt for a hospital tour around the ADFH. There is also a special tourism program going on targeting this special attraction.
It’s an award-winning concept
This unique concept has helped the city to attract many tourists. So, needless to say, it has become an award-winning tourism initiative. In terms of customer and employee satisfaction too, it has received many international awards.