Zoos in Kerala

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Zoos in Kerala

Spread over several acres of landscape, natural habitat in Kerala attracts many visitors every year. Housing thousands of species, flora and fauna, zoos in Kerala are one of its kind. Visiting the amazing Zoos is an excellent choice to explore the rich wildlife of Kerala.

Here is the list of 5 Zoos in Kerala

1. Thrissur Zoo, Thrissur

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Formerly known as the Trichur Zoo, Thrissur Zoo and the State Museum is located in the heart of Thrissur city, Kerala. Started in the year 1885, the attraction covers an area of approximately 13.5 acres. The zoo houses a wide variety of animals, reptiles, and birds. Besides the extensive variety of fauna, the zoo has many other attractions to fascinate you. There is a Zoological Garden, Botanical Garden, a Natural History Museum and an Art Museum, showcasing the socio-cultural heritage of the region.

2. Zoological Park, Trivandrum

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Hailed as the oldest zoo in India, this The Zoological Park is famous for its various bird species brought from Ethiopia & Australia. Visitors can also take a boat ride in the lake while exploring the nature''s beauty.

3. Parassinikkadavu Snake Park, Kannur

Regarded as one of the finest snake sanctuaries of Asia, the Parassinikadavu Snake Park is the pride of the south. It is one of the most prominent reptile preservation centres in the country and is the only one in Kerala. The Parassinikadavu Snake Park is home to over 150 different species of reptiles like crocodiles, monitor lizards and snakes- both venomous and non-venomous. Not only reptiles and amphibians, but this snake park also goes a long way to preserve and protect many wild mammals, marine creatures as well as rare avifauna- both endemic and migratory.

4. Kauthuka Park, Thrissur

A place where you can discover your peace, be amazed at human persistence and be thankful for the simple gifts that nature has bestowed upon us including animals, birds, fish, and mankind is the Kauthuka Park. The park, which is nothing less than a place of wonders, is situated at Chalakuddy which lies on the way to the Athirappally Waterfalls in the district of Thrissur was founded by a simple farmer named Mr Varkey Veliyath. This serene place is spread over 1.25 acres of land and is developed in a way that visitors can drop by and enjoy the healing power of nature.

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5. Abhayaranyam Zoo

Often known for Elephants in the state, the Abhayaranyam mini zoo is located at Kaprikkad village in Ernakulam district. The zoo is part of an ecotourism project which aims at rehabilitation of Elephants from the Kodanad Elephant Training center due to lack of space for accommodating the increased number of animals. Apart from elephants, there are other animals as well, which are housed in the zoo, which is going to be maintained like a wildlife safari, ensuring that the animals are left to their natural habitat.

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