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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Well maintained zoo

This zoo is small but well maintained and clean. There are interesting animals from the region like snow leopard , Red panda etc.

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Bangalore
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This zoo is small but well maintained and clean. There are interesting animals from the region like snow leopard , Red panda etc.

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Bangalore
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There are not many places in the world where you will get to see a Red Panda (I was told that less than 50 are left in the world), Snow Leopard, Tibetan Wolf etc to name a few. Though not a huge one, the collection is unique and the animals are kept in spacious and neat enclosures. It can be... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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If there is one zoo garden other than the Banerghatta national park or Mysore zoo I have visited is this. The animals are in very healthy condition. The list is you start with a walking welcome by Balu the bear and the list goes on & on ranging from Red Panda, Leapord, Bengal tiger, Civets, Thars & many birds. The... More 

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Kolkata, India
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Must visit place for all tourists..watch red panda snow leapards and himalayan bear..also see Bengal Natural museum and HMI in same compound..it takes around 2 hrs to visit the area..plan accordingly..

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I enjoyed my time here. Surprisingly well maintained and interesting. Also a cool spot to hang out to get out of the heat on a hot day.

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Nice we see very different variety of Wild Cats, but need maintenance. It's very difficult to view animals.

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Nothing great about zoo except red panda and mountaineering museum. Many closets are empty. You can give it a miss if other points are on itinerary.

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Mumbai, India
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Good place to visit with your family as there is good collection of various species in the zoo. Could not see reptiles as they were under hibernation period

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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We were really surprised to see so many animals in the zoo in the Himalayas. The zoo is well maintained and has lots of animals, worth visiting with children. there are animals which you will not find in normal zoo's. it also has a museum and Himalaya mountaineering institute inside the campus.

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We only had a brief visit to this zoo but from what we could see looked animal friendly with spacious and large cages.

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