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HISTORY

Jaipur Zoo is a zoo in Jaipur city of Rajasthan state in India. The zoo was opened in 1877 and is located near to the Albert Hall Museum. It is divided into two parts: one for mammals and other for birds and reptiles. Nearly 50 species of different birds and animals from all over the world can be seen here. In year 1999, the ghariyal breeding farm is established which is fourth 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. The main objective of the zoo is to complement the national effort in conservation of wild life.

Mammals

• 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
• rabbit

Birds

• 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

Reptile

• Indian python
• ghariyal
• crocodile
• turtle
• tortoise