Kumasi Zoo, Ghana
List of facts we found about Kumasi Zoo
The Kumasi Zoo was established in 1957 by Dr. A.A.Y. Kyeremanteng who also founded the Kumasi Cultural Centre. The Cultural Centre was set up to create a venue for the reinforcement of Akan culture among the youth.
Kumasi Zoo, Professor Dominic Fobi, Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines announced in Kumasi on Thursday.
and fund raising, the Kumasi zoo had not received any major investment for many years. Its facilities have deteriorated and exhibit size had reduced from 70 species in the 1960s to only 35 species today.
the origin of the Kumasi zoo and said it was the brainchild of the Asanteman Council who recommended the establishment of a Zoological Gardens under the auspices of the Cultural Centre.
Kumasi, July 23, GNA - Tourists arrival at the Kumasi zoo has increased since the relocation of animals from the Accra zoo to that place this year.
Mr Emmanuel Nimo, Kumasi zoo Manager, made this known on Monday, when the parliamentary select committee on Lands, Forestry and Mines paid a working visit to the zoo to acquaint themselves with the situation since the transfer of the animals from Accra to Kumasi.
conditions at the Kumasi zoo, which was the only one in the country and called on the members of the Committee to assist in that direction.
A recent visit to Kumasi Zoo to check on the two older chimps, revealed that although the two older chimps are kept in relatively good conditions (thanks primarily to help from activists in the recent years), the two younger chimps who were relocated to the Kumasi Zoo
from Kumasi Zoo with its commendable animals collection where informed guided tours are provided by the trained staff. From Kumasi Zoo, one can continue to Owabi to enjoy a guided walk through the Sanctuary, and possibly to Owhim to see the interesting bead industry.
"and a ceremonial re-launch of Kumasi zoo was done on April 21, to climax activities welcoming the animals to their new environment.
animals from the Accra Zoo to Kumasi Zoo and the intensification of educational programmes for schools to sensitise pupils and students on the need to visit the Zoo and learn about wild life conservation and the environment. Mr.
to the Kumasi Zoo purposefully to go and see this Popular Chimpanzee. Joe Blackie always had new tricks up its sleeves. It could smoke cigarettes, dance, dress up and undress, do make-ups, and perform many wonderful acts which endeared it to many people.
of the Kumasi Zoo really went up because of the existence of Joe Blackie. During that period, Ghana's non-traditional exports especially in banana went up.
at the Kumasi Zoo to design and build Africa's first Bat Observation Tower in the midst of the Kumasi Zoo colony. This 20 meter tall observation tower will provide visitors a unique opportunity to observe the bats at eye-level and provide a spectacular view of their evening flight.
The director of the Kumasi Zoo will act as our liaison with the GWD to obtain permission and permits necessary for construction. We estimate that we will need approximately 2-3,000.00 dollars (U.S.) for tower construction by a local Ghanaian contractor.
Kumasi Zoo, about 200 miles inland, by the end of September 2006 to make room for a new presidential complex. The new zoo is to be built with the help of the London Zoological Society, Fobih said.
joe blackie chimp
joe blackie kumasi
animals in the kumasi zoo
chimpansee kumasi zoo
youtube joe blackie kumasi zoo