Zoological parks: Explore wildness with safety norms

Zoological parks: Explore wildness with safety norms

A zoo is an excellent place for entertainment where animals are displayed and bred for conservation objectives. The first zoos were practiced to show off as many animals as possible. Zoos provide the possibility for endangered species to be cared for and preserved. In other words, humans try to make sure that certain animals don't become extinct. If an animal becomes extinct, that means that it won't exist anymore.

During the 18th century, most animals were not born in captivity but taken from their natural territory to display. There was little evidence for their animals, as they lived in small cages, and little efforts were made to provide for their well-being.

The modern zoos were first opened in Paris in 1793. During this time, awareness of science around us was increasing rapidly. This is known as the Enlightenment, as people's knowledge was enlightened with new, scientific information.

Many various types of flora and fauna call India is their homeland. Many others are endangered. In measures to handle the situation better, many zoological parks around the nation create awareness about wildlife.

India is home to many zoological parks. Notably amongst the general public. However, this article shall present you explore the wildlife enthusiast in you, and visit these prominent parks.

Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, also called as Mysore Zoo by locals, is a 157-acre. zoo located near the palace in Mysore, India. It is one of India's oldest and most popular zoos and is a shelter to a wide variety of species. Zoo is open from 10.00 AM to 5.30 PM, and Tuesday Holiday.

Mysore Zoo is one of the city's most famous lures. Zoo was begun in 1892 by Chamaraja Wodeyar X, the King of Mysuru. Initially, as a private Zoo and was named as Khas-Bangale. The zoo, which has now increased over an area of 250 acres, was initially meant for the particular visit of the royal family, but public entry started as early as 1920. While essentially depending on entry fees for its funding, the adoption system launched in the early 2000s has been a success. Celebrities, institutions, animal lovers and volunteers of various clubs in the zoo have contributed directly to the welfare of the zoo inhabitants.


Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens main attractions

Conservation education.

Conservation breeding.

Research, documentation and study.

Rescue and rehabilitation of the wild animals and birds, and

Recreation and teaching for general visitors, tourists & locals.

Nehru Zoological Park

Nehru Zoological Park, also known as Hyderabad Zoo, resided near Mir Alam Tank in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is one of the most visited stops in Hyderabad. Zoo hours differ by season, and the zoo is shut on Mondays.

Nehru Zoological Park was opened in the year 1963. The Park is administered by the forest department, Government of Telangana, and is named after the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. Spread over approximately 380 acres, the Nehru Zoo Park owns almost 1,500 species of birds, mammals and reptiles. By increasing the wide variety of wildlife, this zoo park is deemed the first one where animals have been kept in zoological order.


Nehru Zoological Park main attractions

The zoo runs many safari trips every day into the safari zone where animals such as the Asiatic lion, Bengal tiger, sloth bear etc., are housed.

The zoo also has unique educational displays and feeding sessions scheduled every day.

Other attractions comprise a natural history museum and a train.

Some animals are bred in the zoo have been rehabilitated in various deer parks and sanctuaries to restock the depleted natural population.

Arignar Anna Zoological Park

Arignar Anna Zoological Park, also identified as the Vandalur Zoo, is located in Vandalur in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Founded in 1855, it is the first public menagerie in India. It is affiliated with the Central Zoo Authority of India. Zoo is open from 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM, and Tuesday Holiday.

Vandalur Zoo is the largest zoological park in India. The zoo is Spread over 1,490 acres, including a 228.4-acre rescue and rehabilitation centre.  Zoo owns almost 2704 species of birds, mammals and reptiles. The Government of Tamil Nadu provides funds for paying the zoo staff and maintenance of zoo vehicles and Other expenditures along with the income generated by the zoo, mainly using the entry fee.


Arignar Anna Zoological Park main attractions

The main objectives of the park are ex-situ propagation of critically endangered species to prevent their extinction.

wildlife education and interpretation aimed at a wider public appreciation of wildlife, and

wildlife research to promote wildlife conservation and management.

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located amidst Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. The zoological park is titled after the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is also known as VizagZoo. It is the third-largest zoo in the country. The zoo is open from 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM, and Monday Holiday.

The Eastern Ghats surrounds it on three sides and the Bay of Bengal on the fourth side. The stunning hills of Eastern Ghats encompass VizagZoo on three sides and the Bay of Bengal on the fourth side.  It covers an area of 625 acres with more than 800 animals, including 80 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles present in the zoo.


Indira Gandhi Zoological Park main attractions

The zoo offers Best interactive & impressive, innovative knowledgeable educational activities.

Pollution-free environment, best picnic spot & tourist place.

An excellent interpretation & wildlife learning centre and a Library are present inside the zoo park.

with touch table & specimens which is very useful to understand the significance of nature & improve wildlife knowledge.

Various educational awareness activities & programmes specially conducted for children students.

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

The Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, is known as the Rajiv Gandhi Zoo or Katraj Zoo, is located in Katraj, Pune district, Maharashtra State, India. The zoo opened in 1999 as the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park & Wildlife Research Centre and initially included only the reptileS, sambars, spotted deer, and monkeys. Nevertheless, all the animals from Peshwe Park were moved to the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park in 2005.

The Pune Municipal Corporation manages it. The 130-acre zoo is subdivided into three parts - an animal orphanage, a snake park, and a zoo, including the 42-acre Katraj Lake.


Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park main attractions

The zoological park includes a library.

The snake park has organized many snake festivals and awareness programs to clarify doubts and destroy fears about snakes.

During Nag Panchami, the park contains programs to discourage the ill-treatment of snakes.