Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

Kanaka Nagar
Thiruvananthapuram, KL - 695001

Type: Zoos
0471 231 6275
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The Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, also known as the Trivandrum Zoo, is one of the oldest and most well-maintained zoological parks in India. Located in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram city, the capital of Kerala, it is officially known as the Thiruvananthapuram Zoological Park and is managed by the Kerala Forest Department.

Established in 1857 by the erstwhile Maharaja of Travancore, the zoo spans a lush green landscape and is home to a diverse collection of flora and fauna. It aims to promote wildlife conservation, education, and research while providing visitors with an opportunity to learn about different animal species in their natural habitats.

The Thiruvananthapuram Zoo houses a wide variety of animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, representing both indigenous and exotic species. Some of the popular attractions at the zoo include lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, deer, crocodiles, snakes, and a variety of bird species.

In addition to its animal exhibits, the zoo also features botanical gardens, aquariums, and a reptile house, providing visitors with a comprehensive wildlife experience. The botanical gardens showcase a diverse collection of plants, trees, and flowers, while the aquariums house a variety of freshwater and marine fish species.

The Thiruvananthapuram Zoo is not just a recreational destination but also a center for wildlife conservation and research. It actively participates in breeding programs for endangered species and conducts scientific studies to better understand animal behavior and ecology.

Visitors to the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo can enjoy guided tours, educational programs, and interactive exhibits, making it an ideal destination for families, school groups, and wildlife enthusiasts. The zoo also promotes eco-tourism and environmental awareness, encouraging visitors to appreciate and conserve the rich biodiversity of Kerala.

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