National Zoological Park Delhi – Spending the Day with the Animals!

The vibrant capital of India, New Delhi, offers visitors a countless of sights to see and exotic experiences which give one a taste of the very best the country has to offer. Boasting a rich history and cultural heritage, this thriving city is also home to famous documented sites, museums and monuments meritorious visiting. If you are holidaying with the children there is another attraction definitely worth heading to; the National Zoological Park Delhi.

Located close to the Old Fort, this well known zoo is only about 2kms from the Pragati Maidan Metro Station and 6kms from the New Delhi Railway Station. Opened in 1959, the National Zoological Commons Delhi spans a total area of approximately 176 acres further is home to a wide range of wildlife from encircling the world which are kept in enclosures that accept features ersatz their natural habitats.

Within the site you will find a walking trail that will lead you to the many enclosures where you can view the zoo’s animal inhabitants. In total the National Zoological Park Delhi has 1347 animals (127 species) including a variety regarding mammals, reptiles and birds.

As you explore the site you desire come about across such magnificent predators as the royal Bengal tiger, Asiatic lion, leopard, jaguar, African lion and the wolf. A accomplish place for young ones to see fantastic creatures from around the world, the zoo is also where you can view rhesus macaques, African elephants, chimpanzees, giraffes, zebras and hippopotamus’.

Apart from mammals, you can also see reptilian species including the marsh crocodile, American alligator, Indian geological python and Indian cobra. Bird lovers have much to see here too with such species as the painted stork, night heron, red turtle dove ampersand little egret housed within the site.

An important part of the zoo is the fact that they have endangered species here along with conservation breeding programmes for such animals as the royal Bengal tiger, brow antlered deer, the Indian pachyderm and the Asiatic lion.

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