National Zoological Gardens is a zoological garden in Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, founded in 1936. Its sprawling areas are host to a variety of animals and birds. The zoo exhibits animals but also places an emphasis on animal conservation and welfare, and education. Dehiwala Zoological Garden is one of the oldest zoological gardens in Asia. It has a substantial collection of worldwide animals. It is open all year long and can be reached by public transportation. Diversity of the zoo is indicated by the presence of an aquarium walk through aviary, reptile house, butterfly garden and many cages and enclosures. When tourists. The Aitken Spence Travels are the best tour operators who specially design tour packages as you Travel in Sri Lanka. They have many years of expertise and teams of professionals, who design and oversee tour packages that is unique to each individual. They are an award-wining travel company which have been providing excellent services over the years.
The Dehiwala National Zoo, which has a remarkable collection of exotic and indigenous fauna, is one of the oldest Zoos in Asia. The Zoo in Sri Lanka is widely known as Colombo zoo all over the world. The Dehiwala Zoo Aquarium is widely recognized as a popular tourist attraction since it harbors substantial collection of aquatic life. It consists with unparalleled range of aquatic life including fresh water, marine and brackish water fauna and flora, from different eco systems around the globe. Visitors will witness rare and fascinating species such as Arapaima (The largest fresh water fish in the world), Lung Fish (A fish that has real “lungs” as of a human beings), Polypterus, (a living fossile), large catfishes, performing sea lions and penguins from the different parts of the world. The aquarium which is a home to a diverse collection of over 100 varieties of fish and invertebrates as well as aquatic plants are exhibited in near natural conditions.
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