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Nehru Zoological Park

Location : Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh
Coverage area : 400 Acres.
Main attractions : First In India To Have Lion Safari And Tiger Safari.
Best time to visit : Throughout the year.
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Arrival information : 
-- By rail : Nearest railway station is at Hyderabad.
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-- By road : Nearest airport is at Hyderabad. 
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Nehru Zoological Park is located in Hyderabad and was declared open to the public on 6th October 1963. It spreads over 400 acres and is the premier picnic spot for the twin-cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Fauna :
Primates like Chimpanzee from Central Africa, Mandrill, Orangutan, Chacma, Olive and yellow baboons (in open islands) etc. and Indian primates include Rhesus, Bonnet, and Monkeys (stump-tailed, lion-tailed and pig-tailed), Golden and common langurs are housed in the zoo. Carnivores like African and Indian lions, Tigers, panthers, jackals, wolves, hyenas, bears etc and reptiles like Giant/ Star tortoises, water turtles, Estuarine crocodiles in open pools, Monitor lizards and chameleons share enclosures, hooded Indian Cobra, Russels Viper, Giant rock-python, tree snakes etc are all found in the zoo. Elephants, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Zebras, American bison, Antelopes, Black buck, Chousingha, Chinkara, Deer, Sambhar, Brow Antler Deer etc. are the herbivores you can enjoy watching.

A Safari Expedition :
This park is one of the biggest zoos in Asia with over 250 species. The zoo is the first in India to have lion safari and tiger safari. The zoos' undulating landscape provides a natural setting displayed in large habitat-simulating enclosures. Inside the zoo grounds is a Natural History Museum.


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