National Zoological Park
National Zoological Park, Delhi Zoo is one of the best zoos in Asia and is close
to Purana Qila or Old Fort. It covers an area of 214 hectares and was
established in 1959. Its purpose is to provide a natural habitat to more than
2000 species of animals and birds that were brought here in various parts of
India, as in other continents such as Africa, America, the Australia etc. Delhi
Zoo proves to be a picnic in the idyllic winters. Serenity and greenery here
seem very nice and offers a wonderful respite from the monotony of the city.
Winding streets leading to the administrative building where the law library
where you can get all the details of animals, birds, plants and rare animal
species in India.
Visitors, especially children, love to see the chimpanzees, hippos, monkeys, spiders, African
Wild Buffalo, Gir Lion and Zebras, animals and water birds such as Macaque,
Banteng, Emu, Hyenas , Axis deer, peacocks, pigs, deer and jaguar. The poster
underground Reptile Home complex a variety of snakes like King Cobra and
Pythons. In addition, there are over 200 varieties of trees here, including the
hanging deep yellow Alamtas Hedges, trees and drought-resistant native Lahure
Bistendu Delhi. Delhi zoo also has an early 17th century Kos Minar, which was
built by Jehangir, son of Emperor Akbar. You can admire the vast zoo as we climb
the red sandstone gate.