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Top 10 facts about Nandankanan wildlife Sanctuary and Nandankanan Zoological Park

Top 10 facts about Nandankanan wildlife Sanctuary and Nandankanan Zoological park

Nandankanan Zoological park

Nandankana Zoological Park is a premier Zoo of India. Unlike other zoos in the country. Nandankana  is built right inside the forest and set in a completely natural environment.

Animals are housed in the enclosures with Greenery and the feel of a real Forest. And the live with no fear or apprehension of becoming the hunters prey located in Bhubaneswar , Odisha’s capital. Nandankanan  was established in 29th, December 1960. Over an area of 362. Ha. 

Facilities for animals in Nandankanan wildlife Sanctuary

It has spearheaded many significant improvements to provide the highest standard of housing, husbandry, and Healthcare to the capital wild animals, and has contributed towards enriching our knowledge of biology concerning endangered species- The zoo  was conceived to protect the natural environment and the animals living in it. 


Important Facts on Nandankanan Zoological park

It was declared as a sanctuary on 3rd, August 1979 spreading over an area of 437 ha. Amidst, the beauty of enigmatic nature, the century comprises the Zoological Park, State Botanical Garden and a national Wetland, the kanjia lake. 


Story Behind the Nandankana zoological park

Nandankanan  is derived from the Nandan bana  of the epics, which means Garden of the Gods. The word Kanan  is related to a story, which dates back to 1967 when the zoo had just been built and was yet to be declared a sanctuary one night.

Possibly. The last tiger is of the forest jumped into the newly, built cage to meet pradeep, the only tiger in the zoo at the time. 


The age Tigress was named kanan  and she lived in the cage until her death. In 1978 a couple of years ago, a wild tiger named Nandan living in the forest outside Nandankanan.

  Fell in love with a cage tigress here. One day, he scaled the 18 feet, high iron mesh fencing, and jumped into the enclosure to meet his ladyLove living peacefully in the zoo. Nandan  has fathered two Cubs during the year 2016. 

Captive breeding centre in Nandankanan wildlife Sanctuary

This Premier zoo with the world's first. Captive crocodile printing center by Gharials  were bred in captivity in 1980, the same area,

Do  normal tigers and Nandankanan  gave birth to three white tiger cubs. The first such occurrence anywhere in the world, since then white tigers have been regularly bread here. Nandankanan  has been internationally acclaimed for its Collection of white tigers in the world.

Captive Breeding of other animals in Nandankanan

 Besides Gharials and  white tigers leopards Pangolin, mouse deer, lioness Rattle and vultures are also bred here. It is recognized as a leading Zoo for the conservation of the Indian Pangolin and white tigers. 

Animals and Birds lists in Nandankana Zoological park

Many of the animals and birds are also exchanged with animals and birds from other zoos in the country and outside. It has a glory of having more than 3073 animals, or 151st species, including 1198, mammals of 41 species ,1588, birds of a 81 species ,266 reptiles of 26 species and 21 amphibians of six species. 

Zoological Park of Odisha

White tiger Safari in Nandankan Zollogical park or Nandankan wildlife sanctuary

Nandankanan  is the first zoo in India, but the white tiger Safari. It brings visitors in close proximity to the animals which roam freely in the open jungle.

A 20-minute drive through. Meandering roads, crisscrossing. The natural forest in a specially protected vehicle takes the visitors, straight into the tiger line, bear and herbivore Safari

Herbivore Safari In Nandankanan zoological park

. The  herbivore Safari houses barking dears,  spotted deer, samber four horned antelope , wild bore , junglefowl and peafowl

. More visitors can also see  cite slot bears in their natural habitat through safari bus service .


Animal hospital in Nandankanan zoological park

A hospital for the animal is running for animal to meet emergencies health situation of animals , and to take  routine preventive and curative measure for animals .

Facilities provided for animals in Nandankanan

There many  caretakers here who have friends and family for the animals, the caretakers help orphaned offspring of animals and birds grow. They prepare food for all inhabitants, feed them. And also give them a luxurious bath.

 It has a well functioning system of animal fodder which caters to the nutritional requirements of all the inhabitants in the Zoological Park along with one slaughterhouse to feed the Carnivores.

Wildlife Sanctuary of Odisha

Food and medical care for animals in Nandankanan

 The beauty of  Nandankanan  is a world-class care and services for all its inhabitants for  providing quality food ,Medical Care, Equipment ,upgradation of the enclosure and enrichments. Nandankanan  thribes and care love and affection.


Flora of Nandankanan

 This Sanctuary  is also home to different varieties of plants shrubs, and trees . A Botanical Garden Spread over 75 hectares is situated in Sylvan Settings of the moist deciduous forest in the sanctuary,

 A diverse variety of plants, orchids, creepers, cacti bombs and 704 species of plants are seen here. 

State Botanical garden of Nandankanan

The State Botanical Garden for tree lovers was established in 1963 for the conservation and study of trees, plants, shrubs and creepers .

Many rare species of flowers leaves and medicinal plants are on display here for the visitors to see and identify

Botanical garden of Odisha and State botanical garden

The Kanjia lake of Nandankanan

The kanji Alec spread over. Sixty six  Ha   To more than 60 species of birds. Migratory birds are arrive here  in huge numbers  every year. In recent years open bills dogs have been making nest near the crocodile pond and living here for a few months every year since 2000.

Importance of Kanjia lake

The lake is an important Wetland of the sanctuary and plays a vital role in meeting the fresh water requirements. It serves as a living laboratory for the Wetland education, program of school children, boting and paddle or robots. In the Blue Waters of Kanjia Lake provides an exhilarating experience to the visitors. 

Reptile park of Nandankanan

Nandankana  also has a reptile Park which is home to a variety of rare and endangered species of reptiles. 

An aquarium houses, a number of marine fish species. 


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Nocturnal animal houses in Nandankanan

Separate houses have been built or nocturnal animals. A book to the Aviary of exotic birds presents a magnificent view of the birds and their natural activities

Toy train of Nandankanan

 A toy train along the country. A leg is soon to be set up in Nandankanan  which will be a thrilling experience for the children.

Future ropeway plan of Nandankanan

Apart from this Nandankanan  has plans to come up with an aerial ropeway across the kanji alaik from the zoo to the Botanical Garden. It will provide visitors with an aerial view of the zoo lake and the Botanical  Garden.


Beauty and attraction of Nandankanan

Thousands of visitors from Nandankanan  every day and more than three point. Three million visitors come here each year.


Children attraction of Nandankanan

Children come to see and know about birds and animals, to learn, to love nature, to protect it and live in It Slam Idols, enjoy its beauty and serenity to breathe easy under the Open Sky. And away  from the worries of urban life.

Nandankanan    is God's Garden with man   animal and plant live in harmony. Each has their own space as animals birds reptiles and plant are given complete Freedom. Deer , Sambar , hare ,  porcupines and peacock  roam freely in the sanctuary without any fear. 


Freedom, prevails with, there is no fear. There is only love and affection. 


Is a first zoo in the world to bring white tigers and melanistic tiger.

Important Information about Nandankanan

 Nandankanan is the only conservation breeding center of Indian pangolins in the world. Nandankanan is the only Zoological Park in India to become an Institutional member of world Association of zoos and aquariums.

Nandankanan Express train -

Nandankanan  is the only zoo in India after which an Express train, the poor in New Delhi, Express has been named as Nandankanan express.

Open top leopard enclosure of Nandankanan

 Nandankanan  is a first zoo in India, where endangered rattle was born in captivity. Nandankanan  is the only zoo in India to have an open top leopard. Enclosure.

Nandankanan  is the second largest heroin re-opened bills dogs. In odisha. Nandankananhttps://www.nandankanan.org/ has a most attractive satellite  garden  


That like Gardens such as carnivorous plant garden and Butterfly Park in the Botanical Garden.Nandankanan  is the only zoo in India with a captive slaughterhouse

Live animal feed production in Nandankanan

 Nandankanan  is a third zoo in the country with a live animal feed Center that nurtures and produces life feed such as guinea pig, aibino mice,   chicks and mealworm to meet the protein requirements of the birds and animals.

Captive fodder farm of Nandankanan

 Nandankanan  is one of the few Zoos in the world to have a captive fodder  farm and a slaughterhouse to cater to the dietary means of animals housed in the Zoological Park.

Electronic security system of Nandankanan

Nandankanan  is the first Zoological Park in India to have electronic security installed. Nandankanan  is the only Zoological Park in India, offering tourist guides in different languages in fixed charges.

Museum of Nandankanan

Nandankanan has a museum where trophies are bread dead  animal species are preserved ,  which attract researchers and other visitors .

Tourist shop of Nandankanan

Nandankanan  offers souvenirs for the tourists at a shop inside the sanctuary. Nandankanan  offers all types of facilities for the children pregnant, women and physically disabled tourist for a pleasant experience.

Location and connectivity of Nandankanan .

Nandankanan is 15 km from  Capital Bhuvaneshwar of Odisha . The Bhubaneswar railway station   is at a distance of 18 km and the Bijupatnaik International  Airport is at a distance of 20 Km.

 Tourists Cottages inside Nandankanan  are available for accommodation. Only during daytime on prior reservation from the office of the deputy director, Nandakanan  Zoological Park.



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