At a distance of 38 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station (situated in Vandalur, Kanchipuram district), Arignar Anna Zoological Park is without doubt one of the most interesting zoos in India. That is additionally one of many common tourist places near Chennai and stated to be one of many greatest in South East Asia.
Established in 1855 and shifted to the present location of Vandalur reserved forests within the 12 months 1979. This park is formally opened to public in 1985, the park covers 510 hectares of land. The park shelters greater than 170 species of animals. The dry forests surrounding the Vandalur area is the best breeding floor for these animals. It’s dwelling for Tigers, Jaguars, Lions, Panther, Elephants, Sambar, Giraffes and lots of extra.
The Park has a library with good assortment of wildlife associated books and data. Elephant safari can also be out there within the park.
Timings 9 AM to eight PM. Tuesday Vacation. However all of the animals are again of their cages after 5 PM.