RCC to set up butterfly corner at central zoo


29th August, 2019 04:33:15 printer

RCC to set up butterfly corner at central zoo

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) is going to set up a butterfly corner at Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman Central Zoo and Park to attract more visitors to the park.

The corner aimed to create a recreational space as well as to keep up natural environment harmonizing with the surrounding installations, landscape and topography will also add passive amusement to the tourists particularly nature lovers.

RCC Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton accompanied by butterfly expert Prof Dr Abul Basher from Dhaka University visited some possible sites in the park on Wednesday afternoon.

Seeing the sites Prof Bashar said Rajshahi’s environment is very much suitable for butterfly. There is scope of keeping more than 40 species of butterfly . An ideal habitat needs to be established to this end.

Students from the nearby colleges and Rajshahi University will get benefit from the corner for their academic and research purposes, he added.