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ChattBir Zoo, Panchkula

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ChattBir Zoo, is a zoological park situated close to Zirakpur, India. The zoo was constructed in the 1970s, and is home to a large variety of birds, mammals and reptiles.HistoryThe zoo was inaugurated on 13 April 1977 by the then governor of Punjab Mahendra Mohan Choudhry, and it was christened as Mahendra Chaudhury Zoological Park. Initially the zoo was populated by a small number of animals brought from Guwahati Zoo, Assam. It soon became the largest zoo in Northern India.LocationLying on the Chandigarh-Zirakpur-Patiala route, this zoo is located about 20 km away from Chandigarh.
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  • A rare thing to say, but this one is worth visiting. A lot of species of a lot of animals can be seen here, including some which are not frequently seen. Definitely not to visit on a hot day but worth...  more »
  • One of the very few well managed zoos with lots of variety of wild life. You can drive your own vehicle through the whole place. Vehicle with driver would be better, as the points where you enter an e...  more »
  • First time saw Ostriches on Indian soil ... awesome this was ... jeep safari makes you watch lion as near as 10 feet away ... nicely maintained  more »

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