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Pune Zoo is the wildest place in Pune! This attraction covers a whopping 130 acres, which means you’ll need your walking shoes on to explore the zoo, snake park, animal orphanage, and the nearby Katraj Lake.

But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered even if you’re not up for a stroll. Hop on one of the battery-operated vehicles to take you around the park, just be sure to wear your sunscreen, hats, and shades – it’s a jungle out there!

Now, let’s talk about the star of the show, the animals! This zoo has it all, from Bengal Tigers and White Tigers to Sloth Bears and Leopards. And if you’re a fan of snakes, the Katraj Snake Park has got you covered with over 22 different species, including a King Cobra. But, if you’re not too keen on these slithery creatures, don’t worry, you can always visit the library and brush up on your knowledge about them.

One of the best things about this zoo is that you can adopt an animal and become a proud foster parent! Not only will you get to feel good about helping out an animal in need, but you’ll also get the satisfaction of seeing your furry or scaly friend living their best life under your care. Just chat with the person in charge to learn more about the process.

But wait, there’s more! This zoo isn’t just about the animals; it’s also a fantastic place for picnics and outings with your loved ones. So, pack your sandwiches and snacks, and enjoy the scenic beauty around the Katraj Lake.

And, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not take a guided tour? It’s only INR 50/- per group, and you’ll get to learn fascinating facts about the animals and their behavior.

This place is located near the Bhartiya Vidyapeeth University, and you can easily reach it by taking a bus or auto from anywhere in the city. The park is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm every day except Wednesday, so be sure to plan accordingly. And, don’t forget to bring your camera because, for INR 50/-, you can capture all the wild moments and create some memories for the gram.

So, what are you waiting for? Come and experience the Pune Zoo, where you can learn, play, and become one with nature!

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Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 100 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 9.00 AM to 3:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Carry Umbrella
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Carry Binoculars
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market
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