Friday, December 4, 2009

Arignar Anna Zoological Park - [Tamil Nadu - Chennai]

Arignar Anna Zoological Park - [Tamil Nadu - Chennai]

This man made Zoological park situated on the outskirts of the Chennai Metropolitan, created out of the Reserve Forests of Vandalur. The forests are of Dry deciduous and dry evergreen scrub type. It was in the year 1855 the first Zoo in India was established in Chennai, later on in 1979 shifted to this 510 ha sprawling complex. This Zoological park is said to be one of the biggest in the South East Asia. The wild life population are exhibited in a large open molted island type enclosures with simulated natural environment. More than 170 species of Mammals, Aviaries & reptiles are exhibited. Lion safari vehicle, Elephant ride, battery operated vehicles are some of the facilities available inside this park.

General Information

Best time to visit :

Throughout the year.
Annual Rainfall :
1400 mm

How to get there :
Rail-Vandalur (1 km)
Air-Chennai (18 km)

No comments:

Post a Comment


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...