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Kano State Zoological & Wildlife Management (KAZOWMA)

Lion Elephant Spotted Hyena Hippopotamus Giraffe Ostrich Cave Eland Chimpazee Warthog Porcupine Zebra Crowned Crane Jungle Carousel Mr. Beatle Park Ride Elpaso Train Single Carton Bus Front View of Botanical Garden Inside View of the Botanical Garden Public Inconvenience at the Garden Interlocking Walkways inside the Garden

The Agency was established in 1999, by His Excellency Engr. Dr. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso. It serves the following functions:
* To manage the State’s Wildlife resources through:
a. Biodiversity Conservation
b. Falgore Game Reserve
c. Enforcement of Wildlife Laws
*The major facilities of the Agency are:-
a)Audu Bako Zoo
b)Falgore Game Reserve, and
c)Open areas of Ecological importance in Kano State

Audu Bako Zoological and Botanical Garden was established in 1971, and opened to the public in 1972 by the then State Military Governor Late Alh. Audu Bako. It covers an area of about 46 hectares with about 75 different species, comprising about 350 animals.

The Zoo was registered by Pan African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (PAAZAB) and International Zoo Educators (IZE) in 2007 and 2010 respectively.

Everyday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Adult: N100
Children: N50
   Students: 20% discount (school must book in advance)
   Prices are subject to review

Education Centre: The Centre works towards educating and inspiring pupils and students from various institutions of learning about nature. They offer series of lectures on Wild Animal Conservation, there is also a mini library open on working days (Mondays – Fridays)
Open Air Theatre: Open every 9:00am – 6:00pm
Tickets are negotiable
Mini Conference Room: With only 20 people capacity.
Children’s Park:
Open every day: 10:00am – 6pm
Tickets: N100
Animal rides (Camel, Horses & Donkeys):
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00am – 12:00 noon
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Prices are subject to review
Free parking space for Visitors

The Game Reserve was established in 1969 an area 1000 sq km. it was established to protect representative samples of savannah ecosystem and the watershed of the Giant Tiga Dam as well as boosting the Tourism potentials of the State.
It lies within three (3) Local Government areas of the State, namely Doguwa, T/Wada and Sumaila Local Governments. It borders Bauchi State Lame Burra Game Reserve in South – East and Kaduna State in South-west.

Tourism Motel in Falgore Base Camp Attraction:
*) Kwakwafada rapids
*) Zarara Rock Ranges
*) Ruins of old settlements
*) Indigenous species of plants and animals found in Northern Guinea Savannah.
MISSION: Biodiversity Conservation for the benefits of present and future generation.
VISION: A sustainable environment that support human beings and other creature
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