Tata Steel Zoological Park
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,
Phone: Tel:+91 657 6508011, 6508012
Fax:+91 657 2236918
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:
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.
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.