Sunday, July 17, 2011

National Zoological Park

National Zoological Park or the Delhi Zoo is one of the best zoos in Asia and is close to Purana Qila or Old Fort. It extends over a vast area of ​​214 hectares and was built in 1959. It aims to provide natural habitat to more than 2,000 species of animals and birds that have been brought from different parts of India, as well as other continents such as Africa, America, Australia, etc. Delhi Zoo proves to be an idyllic picnic spot in winter . The serenity and greenery here seem very nice and friendly offer respite from the monotony of the city.

The winding roads leading to the administrative building, a library on the right side, where you can get all the information about the animals, birds, plants and rare animal species in India. Visitors, especially children, love to see the chimps, hippos, spider monkeys, African wild buffalo, lion and zebra Gir, aquatic animals and birds such as Macaque, Banteng, Emu, Hyenas, Axis deer, Fallow deer, peacocks, hog deer and the jaguar. The complex of underground house reptile shows a variety of snakes, pythons and King Cobra.

Besides these, there are over 200 varieties of trees here, including dark yellow flag Alamtas hedges, trees, drought resistant and native Bistendu LAHURE Delhi. Delhi Zoo also has one of the early 17th century Kos Minar, which was built by Jehangir, son of Emperor Akbar. You can admire the immensity of the Zoo, as they rise from the red sandstone gate. The Zoo is an all time favorite among children. Facilities include mobile and cafeteria food, water and parks to rest. You can visit the zoo throughout the year every day except Monday.