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Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is credited with the title of one of the largest zoo located in the natural settings of a reserve forest in India. A good blend of flora and fauna makes this a good place for spending with family and friends. A varied group of wild species found in the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park even makes this place a heaven for admirers of the nature.

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park: Introduction
The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located amidst Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. This park is situated on the National Highway near Mathurawada, which is about four kilometres away from the Visakhapatnam railway station. The zoological park acquired its name from the former Indian Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi. The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, which covers an area of 625 acres, was first declared open to the public on May 19, 1977. This beauty of nature is bounded by Eastern Ghats on three sides and Bay of Bengal on the fourth side.

Wildlife in the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is a convenient and comfortable natural habitat for different species of animals, birds, and plants. This Zoological Park accommodates nearly eighty species of animals numbering to about eight hundred. It has separate sections for primates, carnivores, lesser carnivores, small mammals, reptiles, ungulates and birds caged in their natural ambiance. The dense forests of the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park hold biodiversities such as the common Langur, Rhesus monkey, Bonnet Monkey, Mandrills, Olive Baboons, Sacred Baboons, Panthers, Tigers, Lions, Pumas, Jaguars, Wolves, Jackals, Wild Dogs, Hyena, Pythons, Snakes, Land Tortoises, Terrapins, Water Monitor Lizards, Monitor Lizards, Elephant, Bison, Sambar, Spotted Deer and Thamin Deer. A varied collection of birds including Grey Pelicans, Rosy Pelicans, Pied Horn Bills, Painted Storks, Peacocks, Ducks, Love Birds, Budgerigars and Cockateels and Hippopotamus are the special attraction at the zoo.

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park: Tourists Information

Climate : The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park region observes tropical type of climate. Maximum temperature shoots upto 45 degree celsius in summer while the minimum temperature dips down to 18 degree celsius in winter.

Best time to visit : The period between October to May is considered the best time to visit this place.

How to Reach This Place
By Road : Visakhapatnam is 650 km from Hyderabad and 350 km from Vijayawada. Regular bus services from Hyderabad, Tijayawada, Bhubaneswar, Chennai and Tirupati connects Indira Gandhi Zoological Park with rest part of the world.
By Rail : Visakhapatnam is a major railway junction which connects the place with New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad.
By Air : Connected with Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Bhubaneshwar.

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