Differentiate between the following.

(b) Zoo and wildlife sanctuary




Wildlife sanctuary

It is an area where animals are kept for public exhibition.

It is an area in which animals are protected in their natural habitat

It is an artificial habitat.

It provides protection of wild animals in their habitat.

A zoo contains animals which are brought from different parts of the country and other countries for exhibition.

A wildlife sanctuary contains animals and birds found locally in that area.

Example - Delhi zoo

Example - Sanjay Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary


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