Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

Pune - Satara Road
Pune, MH - 411046

Type: Zoos
020 2436 7712
  • Mahendra Kadam
    Mahendra Kadam
  • Mandar Gurav
    Mandar Gurav
  • Yatin Somvanshi
    Yatin Somvanshi
  • Rohidas Sanap
    Rohidas Sanap
  • Swapnil Deshmukh
    Swapnil Deshmukh
  • Anilkumar Pillai
    Anilkumar Pillai

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, commonly known as the Rajiv Gandhi Zoo, is a popular zoological park located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Established in 1999, the zoo is named after the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, and spans an area of approximately 130 acres.

The zoo is home to a diverse range of animal species, including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, housed in spacious and naturalistic enclosures designed to mimic their natural habitats. Some of the notable attractions within the zoo include the big cat enclosures, where visitors can observe majestic species such as lions, tigers, and leopards, as well as the primate section, which houses various species of monkeys and apes.

In addition to its animal exhibits, Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park offers educational programs, guided tours, and interactive experiences aimed at promoting wildlife conservation and environmental awareness among visitors. The park also features botanical gardens, picnic areas, and walking trails, making it a popular destination for families, nature enthusiasts, and school groups.

One of the highlights of the zoo is its commitment to conservation and breeding programs for endangered species. The zoo actively participates in various captive breeding initiatives to help preserve and protect threatened species, contributing to global efforts towards wildlife conservation.

Overall, Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park offers a unique opportunity for visitors to learn about and appreciate the rich biodiversity of India and the world. It serves as an important educational and recreational resource for the local community and attracts visitors from across the region who come to enjoy a day of wildlife viewing and nature exploration.

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