The princess celebrated her 12 birthday in February.
The recently inaugurated vivarium is home to more than 50 animals, including 46 species of reptiles, snakes, crocodiles, and turtles.
The princess visited the different spaces of the vivarium built on an area of 1,700 square meters.
The Moroccan royal family celebrated the 12th birthday of Princess Lalla Khadija, the second child of King Mohammed VI and Princess Lalla Salma after Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, in February of this year.
The reptiles brought to the zoo are from different regions of Africa, from the South Saharan zone, Morocco, the Afro-Alpine Zone, the Equatorial Zone, the Subtropical Zone, and the Madagascan zone.
The vivarium seeks to show the biological diversity of the African continent.
Several officials attended the inauguration ceremony of the new space, including the wali of the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region, Mohamed Yacoubi, and the president of the region, Abdessamad Sekkal.
The president of the municipal council, Mohamed Sadiki, the president of the Prefectural Council, Saâd Ben M’Bbarek, and the representatives of the project’s partners, the members of the Board of Directors of the Zoological Garden national and the deputy director general of this Garden, Salma Slimani, also attended the ceremony.
The national zoo in Rabat boasts over 150 different breeds of animals, including giraffes, elephants, snakes, lions, and leopards.
More than 150 animals have been born at the National Rabat Zoo since January this year, including a number of threatened species.
A zebra, nine addax, eight Barbary sheep, eight servals, eight Dorcas gazelles, eight Bald ibis, and a Dama gazelle were born in 2019.