History of the park
The zoo in the State of Kuwait is one of the vital and important facilities and it is an interface of the country's civilizational facades. It is intended by adults before the youngsters and it has scientific cultural and recreational tourism goals. Hundreds of thousands of visitors visit it annually and it receives annually students and students of public and private schools and university students in addition to To companies, bodies, other institutions, embassies, and external delegations to view the park in all respects, especially interested in acquiring rare species and trying to adapt and multiply them, as well as cultural and indicative aspects to raise the level of school students in terms of attention, care, care and conservation of animals And a great stride has been made by introducing modern methods of maintenance and modification of cages and do not forget the health care of these animals through a veterinary clinic that examines and cures sick animals and also gives the necessary immunizations to prevent diseases.In addition, it provides a variety of services to all groups of distinguished visitors through investment companies.
The zoo in Kuwait was established from the remains of the private Salwa park, which was owned by Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. May God rest his soul. When this park was cleared, some lions, monkeys, and deer were handed over to the Ministry of Works where they were placed in temporary cages in the same location as the current zoo where It opened for the first time in the spring of 1968 AD and since that time the garden has evolved until the second day of August 1990 AD was a brutal Iraqi invasion that killed and looted a group of zoo animals and destroyed and destroyed what was built in many years of ages, development and creativity. But with the efforts and help of the people of Kuwait who contributed to preserving the remaining animal group during the occupation period and providing material and moral support by the state and some of the companies and institutions of the country, the garden returned as it was after liberation as one of the vital facilities in our beloved country to provide its valued visitors with various services and Unique.