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Reuben David (19 September 1912[1] – 24 March 1989) was the founder of the Ahmedabad Zoo.[2][3] He was born into a Bene Israel Jewish family in Ahmedabad. He was a self-taught veterinarian. He was invited by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation in 1951 to create a zoo in the city.[4] Reuben David was honored with the Padmashri in 1975 by the Government of India.[5] References[edit]

^ "Reuben David (1912 -1989) - Esther David". Esther David. Retrieved 2017-09-19.  ^ "Ahmedabad zoo architect Reuben David remembered on 100th birth anniversary". indianexpress.com.  ^ "The Zoo on the Road to Nablus". google.com.  ^ "Animal instinct". intoday.in.  ^ "AMC to mark 100th birth anniversary of zoologist Reuben David today". Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 

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