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Zoos In India

Zoos In India

Alipore Zoological Gardens
2 No. Alipore Road, Kolkata 700 027, West Bengal, India
Phone: +91 33 2479 1150 , +91 33 2439 9391
Fax: +91 33 2479 1585
Deputy Director :
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The Zoological Garden, Alipore (also informally called the Alipore Zoo or Calcutta Zoo) is India's oldest formally stated zoological park (as opposed to royal and British menageries) and a big tourist attraction in Kolkata, West Bengal. It has been open as a zoo since 1876, and covers 18.81 ha (46.5 acres).

Kanpur Zoological Park
Azad Nagar, NawabGanj Post, Kanpur-208002
Office Tel No. : 0512-2560257
Email :
Website :

Kanpur Zoological Park, Kanpur is one of the oldest Zoological Park of india. It has been established and opened for the public on 4th february, 1974. The area of the Zoological Park is about 76.56 ha. It is established in a man made forest. The terrain of the park is undulating and resembles a high forest. It is one of those Zoological Park which have been built on modern Zoo building principles.

Amirthi Zoological Park
Kannamangalam, Tiruvannamalai District, Tamil Nadu, India

Amirthi Zoological Park is a zoo in Tiruvannamalai District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was opened in 1967 and is about 55 kilometres (34 mi) from district headquarters Tiruvannamalai city and 25 kilometres (16 mi) from the Vellore city. The area of the park is 25 hectares and one can find beautiful water falls.

Arignar Anna Zoological Park
Vandalur,Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600048.
Phone : 044-22751089,
Fax : 044-22750741

Arignar Anna Zoological Park (abbreviated AAZP), also known as the Vandalur Zoo, is a zoological garden located in Vandalur, is in the southwestern part of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, about 31 kilometres (19 mi) from the Chennai Central and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Chennai Airport. Its previous location was set up in 1855 and was the first public zoo in India. It is affiliated with the Central Zoo Authority of India.[7] Spread over an area of 602 hectares (1,490 acres), including a 92.45-hectare (228.4-acre) rescue and rehabilitation centre, the park is the largest zoological park in India.

Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden
Zoo Road, Guwahati, India

The Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden (popularly known as Guwahati Zoo) is the largest of its kind in the North East region and it is spread across 432 acre (175 hectare). The zoo is located within the Hengrabari Reserved Forest at Guwahati, India.

Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bannerghatta, Bangaluru, Karnataka
Pin – 560 083
Phone - 080 29776466
Email -
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Bannerghatta National Park, near Bangalore, Karnataka, was founded in 1970 and declared as a national park in 1974. In 2002 a portion of the park, became a biological reserve, the Bannerghatta Biological Park. It is a popular tourist destination with a zoo, a pet corner, an animal rescue centre, a butterfly enclosure, an aquarium, a snake house and a safari park.

Chhatbir Zoo
Chhat Village, Zirakpur, Punjab, India

Chhatbir Zoo (formally Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park), is a zoological park situated close to Zirakpur, India. The zoo was constructed in the 1970s and is home to a large variety of birds, mammals and reptiles.

Gorewada Zoo
Gorewada Zoo is a zoo in Maharashtra state, India. On commission, this is likely to be one of the largest captive Zoo Safari in India with over 1914 Hectares of land adjoining the Gorewada Lake. The Park shall be having various features showcasing Tribal Art, Rescue Centre for Wildlife, Indian Safari, African Safari, Interpretation Centre, Trail of Senses, and Night Safari.

Gopalpur Zoo
Gopalpur Village, Tehsil Bhawarna, Himachal Pradesh, India

Gopalpur Zoo is situated in Gopalpur village, Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh in India, en route the Dharmshala – Palampur road. It is surrounded by Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas. The zoo is adorned with maple trees, horse chestnut trees, chil and greenery .

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located amidst Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the third largest zoo in the country.

Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalay
Navlakha A.B. Road Indore 452001- (M.P.)
Phone: 0731-2700972, 0731-2910225

Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalaya or Indore Zoo is a zoological garden located in Navlakha, Indore is fully owned and managed by Indore Municipal Corporation. This is the largest zoological garden of the state and one of the oldest zoological parks of Madhya Pradesh spread over an area of 4000 sq m.

VanVihar National Park
Location : Van Vihar National Park and Zoo, Bhadbhada Road, Bhopal – 462003
Phone : 0755 - 2674278
Email :

Van Vihar is a revered National Park and Zoo located at Bhopal, the city of lakes and the capital of Madhya Pradesh. It is known for its beautiful landscape comprising of the upper lake, serene forest cover with rich floral and faunal diversity.

Jaipur Zoo
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Jaipur Zoo is in the city of Jaipur in Rajasthan state in India. The zoo was opened in 1877 and is located near to the Albert Hall Museum and Ram Nivas Garden. It is divided into two parts: one for mammals and other for birds and reptiles. Nearly 50 species of different birds and animals from all over the world can be seen here.

Kakatiya Zoological Park
Hanamkonda, Warangal, Telangana

Kakatiya Zoological Park (also known as Warangal Vana Vignana Kendram or Warangal Zoo) is a zoo situated in Hanamkonda, Warangal of Telangana, India.

Lucknow Zoo
Hazratganj Road, Opp to Civil Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226001, India
Telephone No. : 0522-2239588(0), 2236538(Fax)
E-mail address :
Website :

Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Prani Udyan earlier known as Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens or popularly known as Lucknow Zoological Garden is a 71.6-acre (29.0 ha) zoo located in the heart of the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. The Central Zoo Authority of India categorizes it as a large zoo.

Maitri Bagh Zoo
Maroda Sector, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh 490006

The Maitri Bagh Zoo (mini zoo park) is located in the Bhilai, India. It Is the biggest zoo in the region. The zoo comprises 111 acres (44.94 ha) of park lands. It is run by the Public Sector Undertaking, Steel Authority of India Limited.

Mysore Zoo
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Zoo Main Road Indiranagar, Mysore, Karnataka.
Phone - 0821 252 0302
Email -
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Mysore Zoo is a 157-acre (64 ha) zoo located near the palace in Mysore, India. It is one of the oldest and most popular zoos in India, and is home to a wide range of species (168). Mysore Zoo is one of the city’s most popular attractions.

Maharajbagh zoo
Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Nagpur

Maharajbagh zoo is the central zoo of Nagpur, India. The zoo is located in the heart of the city and has been built on the garden of the Bhonsle and Maratha rulers of the city. The zoo comes under the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) of India and is maintained by the Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth(PKV) of Nagpur.

Nandankanan Zoological Park
Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar-754005, Odisha, India
Call Us - +91-674-2466075
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Nandankanan Zoological Park is a 400-hectare (990-acre) zoo and botanical garden in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Established in 1960, it was opened to the public in 1979 and became the first zoo in India to join World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) in 2009.

National Zoological Park Delhi
Mathura Road, New Delhi
PIN - 110003 (India)
Phone : +91 - 11 -24359825, +91 - 11 -24358500
Fax : +91 - 11 -24352408
Email id:
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The National Zoological Park (originally Delhi Zoo) is a 176-acre (71 ha) zoo near the Old Fort in Delhi, India.

Nehru Zoological Park - Hyderabad Zoo
Bahadurpura, Hyderabad - 500 064, Telangana, INDIA
Call us: 040-24477355
Fax :040-24473253
e-mail :,

Nehru Zoological Park (also known as Hyderabad Zoo or Zoo Park) is a zoo located near Mir Alam Tank in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is one of the most visited destinations in Hyderabad.[2] Zoo hours vary by season, and the zoo is closed on Mondays.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
PIN 734101
Fax: 03542252522
e-MAIL : /
Website :

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (also called the Darjeeling Zoo) is a 67.56-acre (27.3 ha) zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet (2,134 m), is the largest high altitude zoo in India.

Nainital Zoo
G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital , Uttarakhand - 263002 , India
Ph: 91-05942-237927
Website :

Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is a high altitude zoo situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Established in 1984 and opened to public in 1995, it is situated on the Sher Ka Danda hill at a height of 2,100 metres (6,900 ft) above sea-level and is spread over 4.6 hectares (11 acres). It is the only High Altitude Zoo in north India, besides those in Darjeeling and Sikkim.

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park
Pune, India

The Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, commonly known as the Rajiv Gandhi Zoo or Katraj Zoo, is located in Katraj, Pune district, Maharashtra State, India. It is managed by the Pune Municipal Corporation. The 130-acre (53 ha) zoo is divided into three parts: an animal orphanage, a snake park, and a zoo, and includes the 42-acre (17 ha) Katraj Lake.

Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden
Junagadh, Gujarat, India

Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden also known as Sakkarbaug Zoo or Junagadh Zoo is a 200-hectare (490-acre) zoo that opened in 1863 at Junagadh, Gujarat, India. The zoo provides purebred Asiatic lions for the Indian and the international endangered species captive breeding program for the critically endangered species. Wild free ranging Asiatic lions have become extinct over most of Asia and are today found only in the nearby Gir Forest.

Patna Zoo
Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Bailey Road, Raj Bhawan, Rajbansi Nagar, Patna, Bihar 800001
Email -
Phone - +91-612-2217455
Website -

Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan also known as Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological Garden or Patna Zoo is located off Bailey Road in Patna, Bihar, India. The park was opened to the public as a zoo in 1973. The park is Patna's most frequented picnic spot, with more than 36,000 visitors on New Year's Day alone in 2011.

Tata Steel Zoological Park
Jubilee Park, P.O.Sakchi, Jamshedpur-831001
District East Singhbhum, Jharkhand, India
Tel:+91 657 6508011, 6508012
Fax:+91 657 2234600

Tata Steel Zoological Park is situated in the corner most area of Jubilee Park. This zoo is known for its Safari Park, which enables tourists to drive through the wooded area, where animals roam freely. Tourists can also visit the Nature Education Centre in the zoo, which gives information about the zoo animals. Other things to do in this zoo are to take a boat ride in the Jubilee Lake and walk along the nature Trail.

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

The Thiruvananthapuram Zoo (also known as Trivandrum Zoo) is located in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, India. It occupies 55 acres (22 ha) of woodland, lakes, and lawns.

Etawah Safari Park
Office of the Principal Chief
Conservator of Forests (PCCF), 17, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow, (U.P.), 226001
Fax No. : 0522-2206168 (Fax)
Email ID. :
Website :

Etawah Safari Park (formerly Lion Safari Etawah) is an upcoming drive-through wildlife safari park in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India. It will be one of the biggest Safari Park in Asia with an area of 350 hectares.