Tata Steel Zoological Park

Tata Steel Zoological Park is a place where one can get to see real animals and beautiful birds which one must have otherwise seen in textbooks! The zoo has a green cover of bushes and trees lined with Jayanti Sarovar lake. It is situated in the Jubilee park area and is open for everyone. Here you get an opportunity  to experience the relationship we all share with flora and fauna.

The Tata Steel Zoological Society is a charitable institution and manages along with maintaining the zoological park. The office of the society is inside the zoo premises.

The park was founded in 1991 with the aim of creating awareness about birds and animals among people and conserving them. The animals here, get a natural habitat to live in. The veterinary hospital inside the zoo takes care of the wounded or sick animals which are looked after by trained staff.

Address:

Inside Jubilee Park, Jubilee Park Main Gate,
Sakchi, Jamshedpur,
Jharkhand-831001

Phone: Tel:+91 657 6508011, 6508012
Fax:+91 657 2236918
Email: tatazoo@sify.com


Timings: 10.00AM to 5.00 PM
The zoological park remains closed on Mondays.


Attractions in the Park:


For someone who does not want to walk the entire stretch of the zoo on foot, there is provision of safari which will take you through the green blanket of trees and soothing fresh air to show you your favourite animals. Boating facility is also available here. Many school and college students come here in groups to learn about nature conservation, sustainable development and get an enriching experience.


Flora & Fauna in the Park:


Trees such as Ficus krishnae, Oroxylum indicum, Holarrhena antidysenterica, Melia azedarach, Saraca asoca, Terminalia arjuna etc. found here are of high medicinal value.The trees present in the zoo campus also consist of a number of fruit bearing tree species like Aegle marmelos, Anthocephalus cadamba, Diospyros melanoxylon, Madhuca indica, Mangifera indica, Mimusops elengi, Odina wodier, Psidium guajava, Pithecolobium dulce, Syzygium cumini, Ziziphus mauritiana etc. Some trees like Bauhinia vareigata, Bombax ceiba , Cassia fistula, Cassia siamea, Delonix regia, Gliricidia sepium , Jacaranda acutifolia, Lagerstromia speciosa and Peltophorum pterocarpum which bears attractive flowers. Tata Steel Zoological Park is a place where indigenous plants are conserved along with a variety of birds and animals.

Mammals found in the zoo are jackal, fruit bats, three striped squirrel and jungle cat.Reptiles include king cobra, garden lizard, rat snake, krait and python. There are around 36 varieties of birds which include Red whiskered bulbul, Magpie Robin, Common Mynah, Golden Oriole, Purple Sunbird, Small blue kingfisher, Ring Necked dove, Darter, Crow Pheasant etc.

There are many fishes like rohu, cat fish, cheng and pontius etc. along with snails, melanoids, uno etc. in Jayanti Sarovar lake.

Tickets:


Adults : Rs. 20 only.
Child (Between age 3 to 12 years) : Rs. 10 only.
Handicapped person: Free entry.
Group Concessions : Up to 100 persons --- 10% on total ticket value.
                                    More than 100 persons --- 15% on total ticket value.

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