National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka is a zoological garden in Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, founded in 1936. Its sprawling areas are host to a variety of animals and birds. The zoo exhibits animals but also places an emphasis on animal conservation and welfare, and education.
The zoo has 3000 animals and 350 species as of 2005. The annual revenue is LKR 40 million.
The zoo exchanges its residents with other zoological gardens for breeding purposes.
Offcial website http://www.colombozoo.gov.lk/
Phone +94 11 276 1554
Address Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°51'25.588" N 79°52'27.26" E