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Dubai’s $5.9m crocodile park to open by 'end of 2016'

Dubai Municipality said the park, located near Mushrif Park, is 75% complete

Dubai’s $5.9m crocodile park to open by 'end of 2016'

Dubai Municipality’s Crocodile Park is set to open by the end of the year.

Construction on the $5.9 million project, to be built over an area of 20,000sq m, started last summer.

Located near Mushrif Park, close to the Dubai Safari project and the pet market, the project will endeavour to create a habitat that is as natural as possible for the crocodiles, according to Dubai Municipality.

Dubai Media Office tweeted a picture of an artist’s impression of what the park will look like, announcing that Dubai Municipality has said 75% of Dubai Crocodile Park, which is set to open end of 2016, has been completed.

Engineer Hussein Nasser Lootah , director General of Dubai Municipality, told Arabic daily Al Khaleej that the first park of its kind the Arab world.

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