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Zoo Information
Name of the Zoo Alipore Zoological Garden
Zoo Clasification Medium Zoo
Zoo Location Kolkata
Area(Hect.) of the zoo 20.4
Year Of Establishment 1875
Incharge Name Sh. Asis Kumar Samanta
Incharge Designation Director
Address of the Zoo Zoological Garden, Alipore, Kolkata – 700 027, West Bengal.
Veterinary Officer Dr. Salil Sur Roy Chowdhury, Dr. Shivaji Bhattacharya, Dr. Pankaj Kumar
State West Bengal
Telephone Number 033-24791150 & 24399391
Fax 033-24791150 & 24399391
Email Id director@kolkatazoo.in
Website www.kolkatazoo.in
Status (Recognized/Cancelled) Recognized
Recognized Upto 11/30/2018
No. of Visitors (Annually) 3093290
Controlling Authority The Secretary
Address of Controlling Authority Department of Forests, Government of West Bengal, Writer’s Building, Kolkata, West Building.
Phone Number of Controlling Authority 033-22145704 033-22144063
Remarks 1.No nature immersing exhibit has been constructed as it is very old zoo. Effort should be made in this respect. 2.Assamese Monkey, leopard, hyena & Common Langur are housed in small enclosures, they should be given proper sized enclosures.The proposed leopard enclosure should be completed within 1 year & animals shifted there. 3.The leopard & tiger enclosures should have proper keepers’ gallery and the attached kraals to each night house should not have hinge gates for safety. 4.There are chain-link mesh barriers in many cages besides the main barrier to prevent vandalism. This obstructs the vision. There should be alternate means to prevent such vandalism. The additional chain-link screening inside Zebra enclosure should be removed so that more space shall be available. 5.There are no regular foot baths in most night houses, they should be provided within a month. 6.The Asiatic lion & hyena should be paired. All animals of endangered species should be marked.