Location of Zoological Garden, Jaipur
Zoological Garden is located at Museum Road, Ramniwas Bagh, National Highway 12, Rajasthan. It is located near to the Albert Hall Museum.
History of Zoological Garden, Jaipur
The garden was built in 1868 by Sawai Raja Pratap Singh, for the purpose of drought reinforcement. As per the records, it required a huge amount of money to create this historical garden, at that time. The garden surrounds an area of 33 acres, and is positioned in the heart of the city. In year 1999, the Ghariyal breeding farm was established and is the 4th largest breeding farm in India. A museum was also constructed inside the zoo which exhibits the wildlife of Rajasthan. The Jaipur Zoo has been constituted under the Wild Life (Protection) Act.
Animals and Birds of Zoological Garden, Jaipur
The Jaipur zoo is chiefly categorized into 2 parts. One is the animal zoo and the other one is the bird zoo. The Animals of Zoological Garden, Jaipur are Bengal tiger, White tiger, Black Panther, Leopard, Fox, Jackal, Hyena, Wolf, Indian civet, Omnivorous, Monkey, Baboon, Black bear, Himalayan bear, Wild boar, Herbivorous, Black buck, Sambar deer, Chital deer, Chinkara, Hog deer, Barking deer, Indian porcupine and Rabbit. Birds of Zoological Garden, Jaipur include Peacock, Love bird, Pelican, Emu, Owl Duck, Parrot, White ibis, Teetar, Guinea hen, Pink flamingo, Vulture, Crane, Pheasant, Cockatoo, Painted stork, White stork, Goose, Budgerigar etc. Reptiles of Zoological Garden include Indian python, Eunectes notaeus, Ghariyal, Crocodile, Turtle and Tortoise.
Visiting information of Zoological Garden, Jaipur
Zoological Garden, Jaipur is well connected with the other parts of the state. Regular bus, taxi services are there. The Zoological Garden, Jaipur is opened from Monday to Sunday. Only on Tuesday it remains closed for public visit. During this stipulated days one can visit any time in between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
(Last Updated on : 22-09-2017)
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