A master plan was accepted in 1960 for establishing
central zoo. An advisory board was constituted for establishment
and proper management of zoo in 1961. The master plan
has received appreciations of experts from various countries.
According to that master plan present zoo is developed.
Description of land:
Acquired land 86.37 hectors, Handed over to central
Poultry farm 8.15 hector, Handed over for flood control
embankment 2.7 hector, Total land at present 75.53 hector.
Two lakes of the zoo:
South lake 7.29 hector, North lake 5.67 hector, Total
lake 12.69 hector.
Enclosure & Infrastructure-
Enclosure 33 Nos, Room 237 No, Pucca road 3.655meter,
Bric soiling 3.1370eter, Power substation 01 Nostaholee
, Island ( Utsab, Niribily ) as picnic s 02Nos, Anser
camp 01Nos, Zoo museum 01Nos, Resting shed 13Nos, Mosque
(with separate arrangement for women 01Nos, Public toilet
1. Administration, 2. Accounts, 3. Information, 4. Animal
health, 5. Research, Animal nutrition, 6. Carnivores,
8. Small mammals/Reptiles, 9. Herbivores & large
animal, 10. Security, 11. Electric & Engineering,
12. Arboriculture, 13. Museum & 14. Fisheries
Do not feed Zoo Animals:
There are some animals in the zoo which the visitors
must NEVER feed, the warning notices are on the enclosures
of the animals. They must not give any animal remains
of feed staff, dirty and unwholesome food, source and
things which are not good for the health of the animals.
The offering of food to zoo animals can sometimes cause
injury to visitors or their property. Please don’t
try to feed the Zoo animals.
Dogs ands other Pets:
Entry of dogs or any other pets in the Zoo is strictly
prohibited because they may cause any accident or they
may carry any deseases in the Zoo.
Fire arms and other Weapons:
The visitors will not be allowed to carry guns, air
guns, other fire-arms, sharp weapons and sticks with
sharp ends in the Zoo. No children are allowed to carry
sticks, rods, wires, nails, etc. in the Zoo.
Portable radios and mikes:
The visitors are requested not to play radio sets or
mikes within the Zoo, as it causes great annoyance to
other visitors and also to the Zoo animals.
The use of cameras in the Zoo without prior permission
from the Zoo authority is prohibited. Professional photographers
should apply to Zoo authority for special permission.
Restaurant and souvenir shop:
Two restaurants (Mainly first food) and two souvenir
shop in the Zoo are opened for convenience of the visitors.
Price of all food items are fixed and price list are
displayed in front of restaurant.
Telephone Numbers of Zoo:
Curator Office (PA) +088-02-9002020, Deputy Curator
Fax +088-02-80035035, Zoo Hospital-+088-02-90032052
First aid Post:
Contact Veterinary Surgeon or Information Centre near
the entrance gate for First Aid.
If your child is lost inside the zoo apply to the information
centre near the entrance gate. Please take lost children
to the Information centre for announcement.
Please deposit any lost articles you find in the Zoo
to the Information Centre. You may apply to the Information
Centre in case you loose anything in the Zoo.