Arignar Anna Zoological Park | chennai tourist places list

Arignar Anna Zoological Park | chennai tourist places list

Chennai, the then Madras had the distinction of having the first zoo in India, started in 1855. Factors like air and sound pollution, insufficient place for accommodating the animals and highly dense human population around the corporation zoo became health hazards to animals of the zoo. Works for the establishment of the zoo was started in 1976 and Arignar Anna Zoological Park was opended to public in 1985. It is one of the largest zoos in South East Asia sprawling over an area of 602 ha.


Arignar Anna Zoological Park



Specialities include

Safari Parks for Lion and Deer Jurassic Park
Reptile House Elephant joy ride
Nocturnal animal house Battery operated vehicles
Aquarium Childrens park
Walk through aviaries Education centre
Prey-predator concept enclosures (Tiger – Sambar)

Arignar Anna Zoological Park chennai


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