Zoo Information
Name of the Zoo Kapilash Zoo
Zoo Clasification Small Zoo
Zoo Location Dhenkanal
Area(Hect.) of the zoo 26.64
Year Of Establishment 1979
Incharge Name Shri D.Bhol (R.O.)
Incharge Designation Range Officer(I/C)/ Divisional Forest Officer (Territorial)
Address of the Zoo At Deogaon, P.O. Kapilash Distt, Dhenkanal - 759016,
Veterinary Officer Shri P.K.Acharya
State Odisha
Telephone Number 06762-226717/ 224977 (office & res. of DFO)
Fax 06762-226717
Email Id dfo.dhenkanal@gmail.com
Status (Recognized/Cancelled) Recognized
Recognized Upto 8/23/2018
No. of Visitors (Annually) 71759
Controlling Authority Chief Wild Life Warden, Orissa
Address of Controlling Authority Chief Wild Life Warden, Government of Orissa, Prakruti Bhawan, 5th Floor, Governemnt BDA Apartments, Nilakantha Nager, Nayapally, Bhubaneswar – 751 012 (Orissa).
Phone Number of Controlling Authority 0674-2564587 (O) 0674-2565062 (Fax)
Remarks 1.The R. O. who is a veteran (22 years of service) may be re-designated as Curator and entrusted with the affairs of zoo independently. 2.Advantage of green landscape and the series of water bodies can be utilized for creating Safari Park for Sloth bear, Flying squirrel, Water birds etc. 3.The elephant rescue centre needs improvement in the form of including more areas and expert keepers. This facility also, if managed properly will definitely garner local benefit and interest. 4.In addition all enclosures should be attempted to regular enrichment looking at the need of different species. 5.Attempts for castrating the male deers seeking expert veterinary care should seriously considered.