Arignar Anna Zoological Park
The main objective of this Zoo is to create a better living atmosphere for the animals, and save them from extinction. It also focuses in creating awareness among the public about the wildlife.
The other interesting aspects of this Zoo is, it provides lots of entertainments and adventurous events including Safari Parks for Lion and Deer, Jurassic Park, Reptile House, Elephant joy ride, Nocturnal animal house, Battery operated vehicles, Aquarium, Children’s park, Walk through aviaries, Education center, and Prey-predator concept enclosures (Tiger – Sambar)
Peculiarity of the Park:
The peculiar aspect of this zoological park is that, visitor are allowed to see animals at a hands distance, and they can even interact with them
There is a life size portrayal of prehistoric animals and their habitat, which is the most interesting part of the zoo.
Visitors get the chance to meet all kinds of species including Asian elephant, Zebras, Lion tailed macaque, storks, Camel from South America, Highly endangered and endemic to Himalayan region Himalayan Black Bear, Pantheon and what not.
Do’s and don’ts:
Visitors are not allowed to feed the animals
Keep the park clean and avoid throwing plastic covers
Smoking is not allowed inside the Zoo premise
Drinking is also prohibited
Any activities which may disturb the animals should not be executed.
Should not injure the animals
At a distance of 38 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station
By Road: 32 KM. from Chennai city
Nearest Railway station is Vandalur – 1 KM
Tambaram Railway Station – 6 KM
Nearest Airport – Meenambakkam – 15 KM