Ogba Zoo (also known as Ogba Zoo & Nature Park) is a state-owned zoological park in Benin City, capital of Edo State, Nigeria.The nature park was established in 1965 in a forest reserve in the Ogba District, four kilometers from the town center.
The area covers 750 acres of land and water, and is home to local and other wild species, including primates, lions, giant tortoises, rock pythons, equine and antelope species.
Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed described the zoo as one of Nigeria's top tourist destinations.
== Incidents ==
On September 25, 2017, the zoo was attacked by gunmen who killed three policemen and abducted the zoo's director, Andy Ehanire.
== See also ==
List of zoos
== References ==