Trivandrum Zoo Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in India. It is said to have been established in the year 1857 by Maharaja of Travancore. In a modernization project of 1995, this zoo got a makeover and its old enclosures were replaced with spacious naturalistic enclosures. The zoo is home to about 82 species of animals that include lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri langur, Indian rhinoceros, Asiatic lion, royal Bengal tiger, white tiger, leopard, Asian elephants, giraffes, hippos, zebras, and Cape buffalos. There is a snake farm and reptile house, which exhibits both poisonous and non-poisonous snakes along with 7 anacondas.

Getting There

The zoo is situated 3 Kms from Thampanoor Bus Station and is approachable any K.S.R.T.C bus that is on the route of Museum, Vellayambalam, Peroorkada, Sasthamangalam, Vattiyoorkavu and Nedumangadu. Apart from the buses, cabs and autos are readily available.

Things to Do & See in and around

Sight animals like lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri langur, Indian rhinoceros, Asiatic lion, royal Bengal tiger, white tiger, leopard, Asian elephants, giraffes, hippos, zebras, and Cape buffalos along with a number of birds and snakes like anaconda.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to plan a zoo visit in Thiruvananthapuram is in winter when the weather is relatively cool to head out in the sun.

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  • Trivandrum Zoo in Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, Kerala