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List of Zoos in India, from 1800 until now

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Wondered how many Zoos are there in India? When was first Zoo created in India? and Where was it created?

Well, here you can find list of all the Zoos in India, which place they are located and which year were they created.

This list is compiled by Publications of Zoo Outreach Organisation, The Indian Zoo Directors Association, The Department of Environment, Government of India, The Central Zoo Authority, India and others.

The list contains 355 Zoos since year 1800

No.Name of ZooStarting date
1Barrackpore Park, Barrackpore1801 (Closed 1878)
2Marble Palace Zoo, Calcutta1854
3People’s Park, Madras *1855
4Lalbaug Zoo, Bangalore1855
5Trivandrum Zoo, Trivandrum1857
6Sakkarbaug Zoo, Junagadh1863
7Kota Zoo, Kota1865
8VJB Udyan Zoo,Mumbai1873
9Alipur Zoo, Calcutta1875
10Jaipur Zoo, Jaipur1877
11Hyderabad Zoo (old) *1877
12Udaipur zoo, Udaipur1878
13Sayyajibaug Zoo, Baroda1879
14Shivaganga Gardens Mini Zoo, Tanjore1882
15Trichur State Museum and Zoo, Trichur1885
16Chamarajendra Zool. Gardens, Mysore1892
17M.S. Chattrapadhy Zoo, Kholapur1893
18Maharaj Baug Zoo, Nagpur1894
19Prince of Wales Zoo, Lucknow1921
20Gandhi Zoological Park, Gwalior1922
21Bikaner Zoo, Bikaner1922
22Jodphur Zoo, Jodphur1936
 
 List of Zoos from Independence (and Indian Board for Wildlife appx.) to the Passage of the Wildlife Act, 1972
1Montford School Mini Zoo, Yercaud1950
2Kamala Nehra Zooll Garden, Ahmedabad1951
3Children’s Park, Guindy, Madras1952
4Peshwa Park Zoological Garden, Pune1953
5Municiple Council Beawar Zoo, Beawar1954
6Diamond Tourist Zoo, Patna, Bihar1955
7Bharat Zoo, Patna, Bihar1955
8Sarnath Deer Park, Varanasi1956
9Bal Bhavan Children’s Dreamland, Rajkot1956
10Tuttikandi Zoo, Shimla1958
11Renuka Zoo, Sirmur1958
12Tourist Janta Zoo, Patna1958
13Maithon Dam Deer Park, Hazeribag1958
14Maharaja Fatesingh Zoo Trust, Baroda1958
15P.N. Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeli1958
16Assam Zoo and Botl Garden, Guwahati1958
17Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad1959
18BITM Animalorium, Calcutta1959
19National Zoological Park, New Delhi1959
20Municiple Deer Park, Rajahmundry1960
21Indira Gandhi Park Zoo, Rourkela1960
22Nandankanan Biological Park, Nandanka1960
23Satsang Zoo, Satsang1960
24Ramond Tourist Zoo, Patna1960
25New Ramond Tourist Zoo, Patna1962
26Tailaiya Chacha Nehru Island, Haziribag1962
27Rustomji Deer Park, Gantok1962
28Safari Park, Udaipur1963
29Amar Tourist Zoo, Patna1964
30Seminary Hills Deer Park, Nagpur1965
31V.O.C. Park Mini Zoo, Coimbator1965
32Snake Park, Shiikshan Mandal, Kholapur1966
33Amirdhi Zoo, Vellore1967
34Jaya Mobile Zoo, Howrah1967
35Ramakrishna Mission Mini Zoo, Narendr1967
36Panchwati Deer Park, Pilani1967
37Tura Zoo, Tura1967
38Bir Moti Bagh Deer Park, Patiala1968
39Gemini Tourist Zoo, Patna1968
40Famous Mobile Zoo, Howrah1968
41Deepak Mitra’s Snake House, Calcutta1968
42Krishna Kiri Udwan, Borivilli1969
43Bondla Zoo, Panaji1969
44Indira Gandhi Zool. Park, Visak1970
45Manjunatha Mini Zoo (Mobile), Madras1970
46Ajanta Tourist Zoo, Patna1970
47Lalbaug Deer Park, Bangalore1970
48Sir Peter Scott Nature Park, Jamnagar1970
49Mragvanchitorgarh, Udaipur1970
50A.N. Jha Deer Park, Delhi1970
51Deer Breeding Farm, Warangal1971
52Kanpur Zoological Park, Kanpur1971
53Deer Park, Hisar1971
54Madras Snake Park Trust, Madras1971
55Harishankar Deer Park, Balangir1971
56Anitha Mobile Zoo, Baruipur1971
 
 List of Zoos from the Passage of the Wildlife Act up to Passage of Zoo Act
1Yadavanda Garden Tourist Cx Mini Zoo, Pinzore1972
2Navegaon Bandh Wildlife Orphanage, Nagpur1972
3Gandhamardan Deer Park, Balangir, Or.1972
4Children’s Park, Sirsi, Ka.1972
5Childrens’ Park and Zoo, Gadag, Ka.1972
6State Zoological Park, Kohima, Nagaland1972
7Maitri Baug Zoo, Bhilai, MP1972
8Mini Zoo, Chandigarh, Punjab1973
9Neelan Deer Park, Ludiana, Punjab1973
10Kukrail Deer Park, Lucknow, UP1973
11Pal Wild Animal Orphanage, Jalgaon, Maha.1973
12Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Patna, Bihar1973
13Lady Hydari Park and Animal Land, Shillong, Meghala1973
14Sepahijala Zoological Park, Sepahijala, Tripura1973
15Kinnerasari Deer Park, Kinnersari, Andhra1974
16Cheetal Grande Motels Pvt. Ltd., Muzaffarnagar1974
17Amte’s Orphanage cum Rescue House, Gadchiroli1974
18Children’s Mini Zoo, Dharwad1974
19Children’s Park Mini Zoo, Shimoga1974
20Bannerghatta National Park and Zool. Garden, Banglore1974
21Calcutta Snake Park and Zool. Garden, Alipore1974
22Deer Research Centre, Calcutta1974
23Kamala Nehru Prani Sangralaya, Indore1974
24Chilkanna Bharat Mini Zoo, Sarhanpu1975
25Mahavir Harina Vanastali Deer Park, Vanastalipuram1975
26Sitapur Pardesi Chiryaghar, Avodh1975
27Tikarapara Gharial Res. & Conservation Unit, Angul1975
28Indira Udyan, Bilaspur1975
29Kanan Pendari Zoo, Bilaspur1975
30Pillalamarri Deer Park, Mahbubnagar, Andh1976
31Malsi Deer Park, Dehra Dun1976
32Gangaikondam Deer Park, Kattabomman1976
33Kukrail Gharial Rehabilitation Centre, Lucknow1976
34Hutatmabag Prani Sangrahalaya, Sholapur1976
35Madras Croc Bank Trust, Madras1976
36Hogainakkal Mini Zoo, Dharmapuri1976
37Pantanivas Deer Park, Balasore1976
38Manipur Zoological Garden, Imphal1976
39Mini zoo, Silvasa, D & N1976
40Rambagh Mini Zoo, Amritsar1977
41Mahendra Chaudhury Zoological Park, Chhatbir1977
42Hindalco Industries Deer Park, Sunbhada1977
43Ramgarh Vinod Van Mini Zoo, Gorakhpur1977
44Neyyar Dam Crocodile Farm, Trivandrum1977
45Peruvamymuzha (Crocodile Farm) at Kozhikode1977
46Mahatma Gandhi Rastriya Udyan Zoo, Sholapur1977
47Shantiniketan Student Nature Club and Zoo, Sangli1977
48Tadoba Crocodile Centre, Chandrapur1977
49Aizwal Zoo, Aizwal, Mizoram1977
50Jawahar Lake Tourist Complex, Shamirp1978
51Bir Talab Deer Park, Bhantida, Punjab1978
52Sanghi Municiple Council Zoo, Sanghi,1978
53Joseph’s Mini Zoo, Coonoor,1978
54Kurunpatti Zool. Park, Salem1978
55Municipality Deer Park, Cuttack1978
56Jaiprakash Park, Bodhgaya1978
57Indroda Nature Park, Gandhinagar1978
58Udaipur Zoo, Udaipur1978
59Mrignayni Deer Park, Pachmahi1978
60Meow Mini Zoo, Meow1978
61Vansarbagh Mini Zoo, Sangrur1979
62Nawab Tank Mrig Vihar, Banda, UP1979
63Katerniaghat Gharial Rehabilitation Cent1979
64Royal Kennel Charity Trust, Bombay1979
65HAL Deer Park, Koraput1979
66Kapilash Zoo, Dhenkanal1979
67Bhogalpur Town Jaiprakash Udyan, Patn1979
68Sundervan Nature Discovery Centre, Ahmedabad1979
69Nandan Van, Raipur, MP1979
70Gharial Breeding Centre, Deori, Morena1979
71Mrugayani Chilkur Deer Park, Chilkur, Andra1980
72Rose Garden Mini Zoo, Ludihana, Punjab1980
73Kanchula Kharak Musk Deer Breeding Cntr, Chamoli1980
74New Pardesi Touring Zoo, Hardoi1980
75Kodanadu Mini Zoo, Kodanadu1980
76Rani Baug Zoo, Buldhana1980
77Chilka Deer Park, Chilka1980
78Kudremukh Mini Zoo, Kudremukh1980
79S. I. Works Quarry Pvt. Ltd., Baroda1980
80W.Bengal and Snake Park, and Laboratory, Badu1980
81Dow Hill Deer Park, Kurseong1980
82Deer Park and Mini Zoo, Jharjdam1980
83Zoological Park, itanagar1980
84Vijay Vihar Deer Park, Nargarjunsagar1981
85Deer Park, Tirumala Hills, Chittu, Andhra1981
86Chitoor Deer Park, Chitoor,Andhra1981
87Narain Tewari Deer Park, Almora1981
88Vivekanan Vidhya Mandir Zoo, Buldana1981
89Sri Gajananvadika, Buldana1981
90New Janta Travelling Zoo, Patna1981
91Bellary Children’s Park Mini Zoo, Bellary1981
92Kondaji Deer Park and Mini Zoo, Chitrad1981
93Mini Zoo, Hasan1981
94Baguwa Pheasant Farm, Jorethang1981
95Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal1981
96Vikram Vatika, Ujain1981
97Deer Park Research Station, Sirpur1982
98Indira Park, Bijnor1982
99Amaltas Mrigdave Kalpi, Orai1982
100Van Chetnan Kendran, Agra1982
101Mini Zoo, Bhiwani1982
102Deer Park, Gangapur1982
103Motijharan Deer Park, Sandalpur1982
104Muta Mugger Breeding Centre, Ranchi,1982
105Prakruthi Vana Mini Zoo, Mandya1982
106Kumari Kangsabuti Deer Park, Bankuri1982
107Himabindu Deer Park, Kurnool, Andhra1983
108Van Chetna Kendra, Mussouri, UP1983
109Small collection at Annarparti, Andhra1983
110Van Manoranjan Kendra, Rampur1983
111Rewalsar Wildlife Zoo, Mandi1983
112Tikuji Ni-wadi Zoo, Thane1983
113Shivaji Udyan, Nasik, Maha.1983
114Baharpur Runkun Vihar Zoo, Gaya1983
115Kadri Hill Deer, Children and Snake Park1983
116Silver Oak Happy Zoo, Ahmedabad1983
117Tata Export Ltd. Deer Park, Dewas1983
118Bijni Park cum Zoo, Bijni, Assam1983
119Sanjay Gandhi Mrig Vatika, Hardwar1983
120Mrig Vihar Van Chetna Kendra Math, Jhansi1983
121Brindavan Van Chetna Kendran, Mathura1983
122Nawab ganj Deer Park, Unnao1983
123Van Vihar, Jaunpur1983
124I.V.R.I. Van Prani Udyan, Izatnagar, Bareilly1983
125Nehru Pheasantry, Manali1983
126Lion Safari, Sirmur1983
127Malampuzha Snake Park, Palakkad1983
128Sorakayalahalli Children’s Zoo and Deer Park, Kolar1983
129AntharagangeChildren’s Park, Kolar1983
130Fertilizernagar Deer Park, Varodara1983
131Surat Municiple Zoo, Surat1983
132Chitra Touring Zoo, Calcutta1983
133Laxman Pahari Mrig Vihar, Banda1985
134Alisagar Deer Park, Alisagar1985
135Vanavigyan Kendra, Hanamkonda1985
136Bina Kamal Golden Zoo, Bulandshahar1985
137NFL. Campus Deer Park, Panipet1985
138Neyyar Dam Lion Safari, Trivandrum1985
139Municiple Zoo, Aurangabad1985
140Somnath Prakalpa Zoo, Chandrapur1985
141Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Madras1985
142Papadahandi Deer Park, Navrangpur1985
143Golpalpur-on-Sea Palm Beach Zoo, Gopalpur1985
144Bannerghatta Lion and Tiger Safari, Bangalore1985
145Narmada Wildlife Complex, Balluch1985
146Mansar Mini Zoo, Mansar1985
147S.F.I. Zoo, Jabalpur1985
148Wyndhun Fall Mini Zoo, Mirzapur1986
149Deer Park, Chandimandir,1986
150Dilya Tourist Complex Mini Zoo, Rohtak1986
151Kairu Chinkara Breeding Centre, Biwani1986
152Mini zoo, Dharamsala1986
153Ponmudi Deer Park, Trivandrum1986
154Coimbatore Zoological Park, Combatore1986
155Kuanria Deer Park, Nayagarh1986
156Taptapani Deer Park, Parlakhemuti1986
157Mini Deer Park, Chikmangalur1986
158Namadachilume Deer Park, Tumkur1986
159Srinagar Deer Park cum Zoo, Srinagar1986
160Manda Mini Zoo, Ramnagar, J & K1986
161Azad Chiryaghar, Varnasi, UP1987
162Shri Venkateshwara Zool Park, Tirupati1987
163Mini Zoo and Breeding Farm, Meerat1987
164Kumarganj V.C. Kendra, Faizabad1987
165Pheasant Breeding Cnt, Sarahan Busha1987
166Ranchi Zoo Biological Park, Ranchi1987
167Kalamati Birsa Mrig Vihar, Ranchi1987
168Sri Pramod Tourist Zoo, Muzaffarpur, Bihar1987
169Kenpambudi Deer Park, Bangalore1987
170Bhutanal Deer Park, Bijapore1987
171A.M. Gudi Balavana Mini Zoo, Chitradurg1987
172Rajkot Municiple Zoo, Rajkot1987
173Mini Zoo, Roing, Arunachal1987
174Satmaliya Deer Park, Silvassa1987
175M.I. Manoranjan Van, Lakhimpur Kheri1988
176Aranya Bhawan, Bulandshahar1988
177Tiger Safari, Ludiana1988
178Mini Zoo, Pipli1988
179Indira Gandhi Deer Park, Roukhela1988
180H.A.P. Mini Zoo, Madhuban1988
181Bal Bhavan Science Corner, Bhubaneswar1988
182Mini Zoocum Children’s Park, Gulbarga1988
183Thyavarekoppa Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga1988
184Khanvel Deer Park, Silvassa1988
185Air Force Deer Park, Memaura1989
186Bhatinda Military Station Nature Park, Chandigarh1989
187Thermal Col. Guest House Mini Deer Park, Bhatinda1989
188Narora Van Chetnan Kendra, Bulanshah1989
189Deer Park, Moradabad1989
190Brookland Estate Van Chetnan Kendra,1989
191Dak Pathra Vanya Jantu Vihar, Dehradun1989
192Mini Zoo, Jind1989
193Snake Park and Aviary, Pune1989
194Bhanja Bihar Deer Park, Behrampur1989
195Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, Bokaro1989
196Chandrapur Deer Park, Haziribagu1989
197Kittur Rani Chennamma Mini Zoo, Nesargadhama1989
198Nature Education Centre, Jamnagar1989
199Kesoram Cement Deer Park, Basantnag1990
200Rampur Mandi Deer Park and Aviary, Kalsi1990
201Nehru Van Chetnan Kendra, Etah1990
202Shukratal Cheetal Park, Muzaffanaga1990
203Deer Park, Meham1990
204Mini Zoo, Abubsharhar1990
205Gandhimurdan Hoogley Zilla Parashad,1990
206Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok,1990
207Patichari Deer Park, Patichari1990
208Orai Van Chetna Kendra, Jalaun1991
209Mukandpur Van Chetnan Kendra, Agra1991
210Kempe Gowda Panadhana, Savanadurga1991
211Dilshad Garden Deer Park, Delhi1991
 
 Zoos established after the Passage of the Zoo Act
1Khatauli Cheetal Park, Muzaffarnagar1992
2Bandevi Recreation Park, Mau1992
3Pheasant Breeding Centre, Morni1992
4Hill Palace Zoo, Trivandrum1992
5Dhauladhar Nature Park, Gopalpur1992
6Vasanth Smruti Mrig Vihar, Yeotmal1992
7Samir Udyan Zoo, Amadnagar1992
8Aviculture and Captive Breeding,Thane1992
9VOC Park Mini Zoo, Erode1992
10Tribal Museum at Koraput, Koraput1992
11Bajrang Zoo, Durbhanga1992
12TISCO Zoo, Jamshedpur1992
13Kaiwara Tapowana, Kolar1992
14Jhilmil Phase II Deer Park, Delhi19931992
15Mrig Evan Pakshi Vihar, Jhansi, UP1992
16Bajrang Touring Zoo, Varnasi, UP1992
17Vayusenanagar Zoo, Nagpur, Maha.1992
18Jawaharlal Nehru Pandavlene1992
19Snake Park, Nagpur1992
20Konark Deer Park, Konark1992
21Minakenagurkai Mini Zoo, Kolar1992
22Life Science Corner, Burdwan1992
23Anath Ashram Banya Prani Bikash Udya1992
24Digha Snake Park, Midnapur1992
25Nagaland Zoological Park, Dimapur1992
26Deer Park at Daman1992
27Agarsar Athanva Nature Park Patiala Cantt, Haryana1994
28Suryavan Zoo, Bombay1994
29Aranyak Zoological Park, Asansol, WB1994
30Satyan Technology Centre, Deer Park, Bahadurpally1996
 
 Zoos Proposed but not yet established, Date not listed
1Sakaligattu Deer Park, Nargarjunsagar
2Deer Park, N.F.C.L. Green Belt, Kakinada
3Ridhani Range Chettnan Kendra, Meerat
4Chail Pheasantry at Solon
5Himalayan Nature Park, Kufri
6Deer Park and Zoo, Chandrapur
7Amida Zoo and Breeding Farm, Bombay
8Dadasahab Vagre Snake Park, Yeomal, Maha
9Amusement and Picnic Resorts, Pvt. Ltd. Madras.
10Birla Mini Deer Park, Birla Tires, Chhanpur, Or.
11Tungabadra Dam Mini Zoo, Hospet, Ka.
12Nehru Garden, Sangamner, Guj.
13Corporation Park, Howrah
14Krishna Sayar Snake Park, Burdwan
15Haddo Mini Zoo at Pt. Blaire, Haddo
16Deer Park, Diu, Goa
17Malharsmruti Mandir Zoo, Dewas, M.P.
18Regional Science Centre, Tirupati. Andhra
 
 Indian Zoos Proposed but not yet established
1Nilgiri Biosphere Conservation Park
2Sanghi Deer Park, Sanghinagar, Andhra
3Bhel Deer Park, Bhel, Andhra
4Deer Park, Country Club, Hyderabad
5Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital, UP
6Nagalal Van Chetnan Kendra, Saranpur, UP
7Indrapriyadarshini Sangrahalaya, Dhavangiri
8Sri Kshetra Sogal Deer Park, Soundatti, Ka.
9Nature Park, Raichur, Ka.
10Mayakale Bahadurpur Environmental Park, Near Krishnayar
11IISCO Deer Park, Burdwan
12Deer Park at Ghatgaon, Keonjhar
13Veera Deer Park, Aurangabad
14Karadigudda Deer Park, Karajgi, Dharwad
15Deer Park at Badaga Bettu, Manipal
16Deer Park, G.V.K. Industries, Rajamundry, Hyderabad
17Pilikula Wildlife Safari, Mangalore
18Maanas Sarovar, VGT Vrban Development Authority, Guntur

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