Situated in the Bahadurpura area on the way to the N G Ranga Agricultural University in Rajendranagar, the zoo is ahead of Afzalgunj, the Osmania General Hospital and the High Court of AP.
About Nehru Zoological Park :
It is spread over 1.2 sq. kms of landscaped gardens and houses about 3000 animals. Apart from the animals, a nocturnal zoo, the pre-historic dinosaur park, a natural history museum, parks, a mini-train and animal rides make the place ideal for a picnic. Nehru zoological park in india, nehru zoological park in hyderabad, nehru zoological park travel guide india, nehru zoological park tours in india nehru zoological park in hyderabad, nehru zoological park travel guide india, nehru zoological park tours in india, nehru zoological park tours guide The nocturnal animals and the reptiles form a particularly interesting part of the whole.
The Nehru Zoological Park which was declared open to the public on 6th October 1963 has bred some notable exotic and indigenous animals and birds like the Indian Rhino, Asiatic Lion, Tiger, Panther, Giraffe and Gaur etc., Nehru zoological park in india, nehru zoological park in hyderabad, nehru zoological park travel guide india, nehru zoological park tours in india a number of Deer and Antelopes. in fact, animals bred in the Zoo have been distributed to various Deer parks and also sanctuaries for restoring the depleted animals.
Primates like Chimpanzee from Central Africa, Mandrill, Orangatun, 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. nehru zoological park in hyderabad, nehru zoological park travel guide india, nehru zoological park tours in india, nehru zoological park tours guide 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.
Additional Information :
It is opened from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m, Closed on Mondays.
Getting There :
Hyderbad, being Capital city is well conected by Road from all major cities in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Maharastra and Orissa.
Being headquarter of South Central Railway , Well connected from all major cities of India. Hyderabad & Secunderabad Rly Stations.
Has international airport.
More great attractions can be found in the Explore Wildlife in India page.