India is a country enriched with a rich variety of flora and fauna. After wildlife protection act, it was the time that these species took a major important part of our society. Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad was initiated with the motive of preserving and feeling proud of the rich spices of wildlife the place holds. Situated near Mir Alam Tank, the zoo is a completely marvelous place to tour and enjoy the essence of nature, and its creations. Taking our journey further, we boys came here.
There is no lack of natural landscapes in this place for the surrounding has been featured to include flawless beauty. The park was opened in 1963 by the then prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. Covering up about 380 acres, this is home for over 100 species of birds, reptiles animals and has housed some indigenous species of wildlife too.
Animals such as Tigers, Asiatic Lion, Rhino, Panther, Gaur, Python, elephant, deer, antelopes, Loris and a very large variety of birds that migrate are present here. The presence of this huge tank has been the basic attraction for various migratory birds that are a treat to the eye of various visitors on a daily basis.
Also, the most important feature of this place is that the natural place of this zoo artificially reserves night and day for animals. So nocturnal animals stay active and present for the visitors to enjoy the sight. The exhibit by the nocturnal house includes animals such as the slender loris, slow loris, fishing owls, hedgehogs, mottled wood owls, great horned owls, fruit bats, barn owls, civets, etc. Also aquarium shows and Dino Park, butterfly park as well as tortoise house are also a huge part of the park that are new to the visitors and attract a lot of kids.
We took a safari ride around the zoo where we could see the Asiatic lion, Bengal Tiger, Sloth, bear, etc. Special educational shows for students and feeding sessions have also been organized here. The natural museum history and train are the other attractions. So when in Hyderabad do make sure to visit the zoo.