Water bottle can also be taken inside the zoo campus, by paying 10 Rs as refundable deposit. So far, students were given free entry at the zoo. Compared to other Zoo's, this one is very disappointing. Reptiles include , , , , and and birds such as also feature. During Nag Panchami, the Katraj Snake Park arranges programs that correct the misinformation about snakes, and hence discourage their ill-treatment.
The upkeep is poor with long distances to walk to see just a few animals. Spread over 130 acres, the Rajiv Gandhi Zoo in Pune is divided into 3 parts, viz. Find sources: — · · · · September 2012 Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Date opened 14 March 1999 Location , : Land area 130 acres 53 ha No. In 1986, Mr Neelam Kumar Khaire, who was the first director of the park, with assistance from the Pune Municipal Corporation, had created the Katraj Snake Park on the land that was to become the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park later on. The breeding for larger cats like Asiatic lion, Royal Bengal tiger and Cheetah, and smaller cats like leopard and spotted cats have begun in some of the schools.
Car will take 35-40 min for travelling to zoo from railway station. However, the committee fixed the entry fee for general public at Rs 15 as against Rs 20 proposed by the administration. It boasts of a good collection of animals from different varieties of snakes, turtles and crocodiles to elephants, black bucks and leopards. Katraj Snake Park Timing is no different than zoo, and it also follows the same visiting hours. School Students 5 Battery Operated Vehicle Charges Adults 50 Children 25 Camera Fee 50 Camcorder Fee Video Camera Fee 200 Water Bottle Security Deposit Charges 10 Guide Charges 50 Two Wheeler Parking Charges 5 Katraj Zoo Map Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Map, Katraj, Pune Rajiv Gandhi Zoological park is quite big in terms of area and zoo map helps in easy navigation inside. The animals selected for conservation breeding will not be displayed and will be kept in isolated places. However, follow all the safety rules while taking photos and making videos of animals, reptiles and birds.
In 1997, in order to create a more modern zoo in accordance with the guidelines of the , the municipality selected a site in Katraj and started developing a new zoo. The Snake Park organises a myriad of snake festivals and snake awareness programs to clarify doubts that people may have about snakes and to destroy fears about snakes. Let's work together to keep the conversation civil. One can get an idea about the complete zoo, and the places which are important to visit. Katraj Zoo Timings Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Pune timings are different throughout the year.
Archived from on 4 May 2012. Similarly contact local civil bodies to make their areas A Plastic free zone. As per the proposal, the entry charges have not been increased since November 2008. Main objectives: To compile max. The bus routes for zoo are 103, 42, 301 for people coming from Swarget Bus stand. Usage of plastic is banned inside the park and eatables can be taken inside paper or cloth bags.
During Nag Panchami, the park also arranges programs that aim to focus on discouraging the ill-treatment of snakes. Last year, the zoo began its trial on a pair of Indian giant squirrel and they gave birth to two young ones, within a span of a year. The Katraj Snake Park is located on the outskirts of the city, along with the Pune Satara Highway, near the Bharati Vidyapeeth University. Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park and Research Centre. To inform authorities about illegal activities inside the jungle like wood-cutting, removal of forest produce, poaching, illegal grazing etc.
Adults can book these battery operated buses for zoo ride by paying 40 Rs. Outside food and water is allowed inside the premises and it has canteen also. Many of its stops do not allow you to step out. Together, these comprise of more than a hundred and fifty individuals. The breeding for larger cats like Asiatic lion, Royal Bengal tiger and Cheetah, and smaller cats like leopard and spotted cats have begun in some of the schools.
Pune Zoo How to Reach and Location Location of zoological park is not far away from Pune Junction Railway station. Great to see the 'White Tiger' and the snakes however the rest left a lot to be desired. It has zoo, snake park, and animal orphanage and people can also adopt animal if they like. The zoo overlooks a large 42-acre lake, wherein you can enjoy boating. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.