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Sakkarbaug - A Specialist Zoo
The Sakkarbaug is a specialist Zoo as, perhaps, it is the only Zoo in the world set up expressly to interact closely and serve theinterest of the Gir Project Area. It is also a specialist in terms of captive breeding of the threatened species including the Asiatic Lion [Panthera leo persica], the Chnikara [Gazella gazella bennetii], the Four horned Antelope [Tetraceros quadricornis], the Indian Wolf [Canis lupus pallipes] and The Indian Wild Ass [Equus hameonous knur]. Recently the Sakkarbaug Zoo has made a distinction in terms of successfully breedin gthe threatened Thammin or the Manipuri Deer [Cervus eldi].