The Doha Zoo is situated 12 miles (20km) outside the city, on
the Salwa Road. The Zoo boasts a collection of more than 1,500
mammals, reptiles and birds. Some of the inhabitants include
giraffe, zebra, elephants, baboons and 150 other species. The most
popular attraction at the Doha Zoo is the population of (national
animal of Qatar) Arabian Oryxes. These beautiful, graceful
creatures are endangered and may be extinct, should breeding
programmes and conservation initiatives not take root.
Address: Furousiya Street, near the Sports City Complex
Opening Time: Open daily, from 2pm to 7pm. Closed on
Admission: QR5 (adults), QR2 (children).