Lahore Zoo is situated in Lahore, Punjab and Pakistan. It was founded in 1872 and is one of the largest zoos in South Asia. Wildlife and Parks department of the Government of Pakistan is managing it currently. There are 1380 animals of 136 species in the zoo. It is considered third or fourth oldest zoo in the world. Lahore zoo was established when a small aviary was donated by Lal Mahundra Ram to the Lahore Municipal Corporation in 1872. The zoo expanded as the animal collection increased over the time. The collection of zoo had grown to about 1280 trees of 71 species and 1380 animals of 136 species comprising 996 birds of 82 species, 336 mammals of 45 species and 49 reptiles of 8 species by 2010.
The visitors who come to the zoo are guided by Instruction boards, maps and sign boards placed around the zoo. There is a mosque in the zoo as well. A cafeteria, footpaths were updated in 2008 and umbrella benches, drinking water coolers and new waste bins were brought to enhance basic infrastructure. The children are entertained by camel rides and electronic kiddy rides. There are also plenty of picnic areas for the public in the zoo. The zoo has a waterfall in it also and statues of different animals have also been erected there.