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Rajasthan's forest minister inaugurates state's first lion safari

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Forest Minister Khimsar on Thursday inaugurated the state's first lion safari at Nahargarh Biological Park.

The tourist attraction will be thrown open for visitors from next month, an said.

Visitors will be able to see lions in their natural habitat in the park spanning 38 hectares and enclosed by a fence. They will be taken on a nearly 4 kilometer safari in a closed bus, he added.

To start with, three sub-adult Asiatic lions have been shifted in the area, he said.

The park is located on the Delhi-National Highway, nearly 12 kilometers from Located in the Aravalli foothills, it offers a panoramic view of the landscape.

Apart from inaugurating the safari project, Khimsar also chaired a meeting of the The extension of near Udaipur was approved in the meeting.

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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 21:20 IST