ChattBir Zoo

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Chhatbir Zoo
Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park
Zoo entrance
Date opened 1977[1]
Location Zirakpur, India
Coordinates 30°36′13″N 76°47′34″E / 30.6036°N 76.7928°E / 30.6036; 76.7928Coordinates: 30°36′13″N 76°47′34″E / 30.6036°N 76.7928°E / 30.6036; 76.7928
Memberships CZA[2]
Major exhibits Lion Safari

ChattBir Zoo (formally Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park), is a zoological park located near Zirakpur, India that houses hundreds of different mammals, birds and reptiles. One of the major attractions of Chatbir Zoo near Chandigarh is the lion safari. The work on zoo had started long back in the seventies and today it has been developed as a full-fledged zoological park. The Royal Bengal tiger is the pride of Chattbir zoo. Visitors are taken on the adventurous trips to the Asiatic Lion reserves, where animals roam about freely. You can also find distinctive species of birds. The zoo is open every day except Mondays.

Location: 17 kilometres (11 mi) from Chandigarh on the Chandigarh-Zirakpur-Patiala Road

Highlights: Lion safari


  1. ^ "List of Zoos in India, from 1800 until now". Kuchbhi. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Search Establishment". CZA. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 

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