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Top 11 Largest Zoos in India You Must Visit

The simple first walled-in area for animals created, exclusively with a reason of scientific examination, was the London Zoological Gardens in 1828. From that point forward the quantity of such enclosures in areas and those which are open for the general population has crossed 1000.

The majority of these zoos, about 80% of them are found amid the city, and for a good cause. However, when such is the situation, there wouldn't have been much space for the animals.

Let us now have a look to investigate those which do have an immense amount of space.

Top 11 Largest Zoos In India 

Scroll down to take a look at the biggest zoos in India. 

1. Arignar Anna Zoological Park (Vandalur Zoo)

Arignar Anna Zoological Park was the specific first zoo set up in India, and it is gigantic. It is the greatest zoo in India! It is found 15 km. away from Chennai International Airport and 35 km from the city. One can see 1500 types of animals, winged creatures alongside flightless feathered creatures, and creepy insects here.

• Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

• Started in 1855

• Area: 6.03 km2 or 1,490 sections of land

2. Nandankanan Zoological Park

Nandankanan zoo is the second largest zoo of India. In the capital of Odisha, Bhubaneswar is Nandankanan Zoo, which is named "The Garden of Heaven". This Zoo has the capacity of being the main Indian zoo to be added to the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)

• Location: Bhubaneswar, Odisha

• Started in 1960

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• Area: 4.006 km2 or 1080 sections of land

3. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

This zoo, which is a tribute to the late PM of India, Indira Gandhi, is confined amid an actual reserve forest (Kumabalkonda). It is home to more than 80 types of widely varied vegetation.

• Location: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

• Started in 1977

• Area: 2.52 km2 or 625 sections of land

4. Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden