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Vandalur Zoo known as Arignar Anna Zoological Garden is located in Vandalur near Chennai in Tamil Nadu. It is located roughly 15 kilometers from Chennai airport.

It is a huge zoo and one is the largest zoo in India/Asia with large collections of animals. There are over 2644 specie of fauna here and it inculdes 46 endangered specie.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

The zoo is spread across 1265 acres of land, and it will take a day to view it leisurely. The entire circular road is around 2.5 kilometers and one can view the animals in natural settings by following the circular road.

It has also an aquarium inside the zoo. There is also a birds enclosure which houses migratory birds like open bill stork, white ibis, painted stork etc.,

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