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39 Zoos to explore in India

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Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
Mysore Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)Zoo Main Road, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010, India

One of the best and huge Zoological gardens in India. Maharaja Chamaraja Wodayar establised this zoo in the year of 1892 for the Royals. Furthermore after the attainment of freeedom, it was handed over to the department of parks and gardens of the state government.

Nandan Van Zoo
Nandan Van ZooAtari, Chhattisgarh 492001, India

A place with its primary objective to protect and conserve animals. It is famous for its rich flora and fauna. and there is safari, boating, and so many other activities.

Nandankanan Zoological Park
Nandankanan Zoological ParkNandankanan Rd, Near Police Station, Barang, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 754005, India

Nandankanan Zoological Park is located 20 kms ahead of the capital city Bhubaneswar in Orissa. By sprawling across dense and tranquil forests of Chandaka, Nandankanan serves the first captive gharial breeding center of India. The name that literally means the "Garden of Pleasure" is the most picturesque park to bring an opportunity to discover unique flora and fauna flourishing in their most natural habitat.

Nehru Park 2
Nehru Park 2 Nehru Park 2, Shivaji Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Kamala Nehru Park is a zoological park, which is popularly known as Chidiya Ghar. Located on A B Road between Naulakha and Chhawani, this zoological park overlooks the River Khan on one side. On the other end of this park, there is a children's playing area, which includes small rides and open gardens. This zoo is basically a conservation, education, and recreation organization.

Nehru Zoological Park
Nehru Zoological ParkNH 44, Bahadurpura, Hyderabad, Telangana 500064, India

Nehru Zoological Park was opened to the public in the year of 1963. It is situated near the historically important Mir Alam Tank, which is 200 year old and is the first multi-arch masonry dam in the world. Nehru Zoological Park is one of the largest zoos of India. Adding to the extensive varieties of wildlife, this zoo park is considered to be the first one where animals have been kept in zoological order.

Orang National Park
Orang National ParkSingari Bangali Gaon, Assam 784110, India

The Orang National Park is a national park in India located on the northern bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam. It covers an area of 78.81 km2. It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared a national park on 13 April 1999. It has a rich flora and fauna, including great Indian rhinoceros, pygmy hog, Asian elephant, wild water buffalo and Bengal tiger. It is the only stronghold of rhinoceros on the north bank of the Brahmaputra river.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological ParkDarjeeling - Jorethang Rd, Near Birch Hill Resort, Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India

It is the largest high altitude zoo in india which was situated in the town of Darjeeling which specializes in breeding animals adapted to alpine conditions. The zoo serves as the central hub for Central Zoo Authority of India's red panda program and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It is the main tourist attraction in Darjeeling.

Parassinikkadavu Snake Park & Mini Zoo
Parassinikkadavu Snake Park & Mini ZooParassinikkadavu - Mayyil Rd, Dharmasala, Parassinikadavu, Kerala 670563, India

Witness and interact with King Cobras, Vipers, Crocodiles and many other snakes and reptiles.

Pilikula Biological Park
Pilikula Biological ParkPilikula Rd, Vamanjoor, Mudushedde, Karnataka 575028, India

A major zoo with an area of 150 acres. It houses a variety of animals in spacious enclosures and has botanical gardens and boating.

Pipli Zoo
Pipli ZooPipli, Thanesar, Haryana 136131, India

Established in 1982, Pipli Zoo houses various species of animals over an area of 25 acres of land. The zoo also has a black buck breeding centre and is a famous picnic spot for the animal lovers.

Pradhyuman Zoological Park
Pradhyuman Zoological ParkPradhyuman Park, Rajkot, Gujarat 360003, India

Situated in a natural habitat touching Lake Lal Pari and Randarda Lake, Pradyuman Park houses various rare animals, birds and more than thirty five thousand trees. Lions of Gir, leopard, tigers are the prime attraction of the park. Besides, crocodiles, sambhar, chinkara, blackbucks, four horned antelopes, etc., are the other attractions of Pradyuman Park. One can also see many migrating birds at this place.

Punnathur Kotta
Punnathur KottaKottapadi Road, Iringaprom, Kerala 680505, India

A place where all majestic elephants of Kerala State lives.

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park
Rajiv Gandhi Zoological ParkPune-Satara Road, Opp. Katraj Dairy, Katraj, Pune, Maharashtra 411046, India

It is a well-maintained zoological park situated in the Pune district, with good collections of reptiles, mammals, and birds. Among mammals, the zoo has a white tiger and a male Bengal tiger. Other mammals at the zoo include leopard, sloth bears, sambhars, barking deer, blackbucks, monkeys, and elephants. Reptiles include snakes, vipers, Indian crocodiles and Indian star tortoise and birds such as peafowl also feature.

Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden
Sakkarbaug Zoological GardenJunagadh Rajkot Highway, Dolatpara, Junagadh, Gujarat 362001, India

Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden also known as Sakkarbaug Zoo or Junagadh Zoo is an 84-hectare 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. It is the second oldest zoo in India and the fourth-biggest zoo in India.

Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park
Sanjay Gandhi Biological ParkRaj Bhavan, Bailey Rd, Rajbansi Nagar, Patna, Bihar 800001, India

Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan or the Patna Zoo is a noteworthy city feature. Included among the biggest zoos the nation, Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan was established in 1972. The zone that this zoo covers is around 153 sections of land. Keeping tuned in to the rules of the National Zoo Policy 1998, the zoo goes for protection and hostage reproducing of pious species especially the uncommon and endemic types of the Gangetic Plains locale for the safeguarding of bio-assorted veriety.

Sundarvan
SundarvanSatellite Rd, Surendra Mangaldas Rd, near ISRO, Panchsheel Enclave, Jodhpur Tekra, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015, India

It is a nature discovery center, Sundarvan as you walk lightly round bamboo grooves and a banyan tree you might spot a tortoise blocking off your way or a love bird buzzing away or maybe a snake skin resting by means of the pond. This natural refuge is indeed a mini zoo dedicated to spreading awareness and sensitivity towards nature. It is most acknowledged for the type of snakes like Russel's viper, Red Sand boa and the revered Indian cobra.

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
Thiruvananthapuram ZooKanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Kanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695001, India

One of the oldest zoo in India, home to a large number of wild animals.

Thrissur Zoo & Museum
Thrissur Zoo & MuseumTown Hall Rd, Udaya Nagar, Chembukkav, Thrissur, Kerala 680020, India

One of the oldest zoos in the country, and is home to a wide variety of animals, reptiles, and birds. The zoo compound includes a natural history museum and an art museum that showcase the social and cultural heritage of the region.

Tilyar Mini Zoo, Rohtak
Tilyar Mini Zoo, Rohtak6A, Gali Number 3, Sector-28, Rohtak, Haryana 124021, India

A good picnic spot located in the bank of the Tilyar lake. Has a few attractive birds and animals for public showing.

Map of Zoos to explore in India