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The Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, commonly known as the Rajiv Gandhi Zoo, is located in Katraj near the city of Pune in India. It is managed by the Pune Municipal Corporation. The 130acre zoo is divided into three parts: an animal orphanage, a snake park, and a zoo, and includes the 42acre Katraj Lake.HistoryIn 1953 the Pune Municipal Corporation created Peshwe Park on about where Madhavrao Peshwe had established a private menagerie in 1770. Located in the heart of the city at the base of Parvati Hill, this zoo exhibited animals in traditional cages.In 1986, Mr. Neelam Kumar Khaire (the first director of the park), with assistance from the Pune Municipal Corporation, created the Katraj Snake Park on land that was to become the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park.In 1997, in order to create a more modern zoo in accordance with the guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority of India, the municipality selected a site in Katraj and started developing a new zoo. The zoo opened in 1999 as the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park & Wildlife Research Centre, and initially included only the reptile park, sambars, spotted deer, and monkeys. Although it took until 2005, all of the animals from Peshwe Park were eventually moved to the new site, and Peshwe Park was closed.The park also incorporates a rescue centre for injured and orphaned animals. It has run an animal adoption scheme since October 2010.. The address of Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, Pune is Katraj

Q Where is Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, Pune ?

It's in Katraj

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