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Surulia Mini Zoo was established in 1998 initially as a Spotted Deer Rescue – cum- Captive Breeding Centre with an area of 3.09Ha of land. The objectives of the zoo are to keep and breed wild species earlier found in South West Bengal region (Jungle Mahal) for their release / re-introduction in the rejuvenated forests of the region, to make conservation education & awareness generation about wild animals & birds among general   public, to provide a safe abode to rescued wild animals, confiscated, injured orphaned and sick animals from human habitation or miscreants, to maintain gene pool of the wild animals and birds. The Zoo is under the charge of Divisional Forest Officer, Kangsavati (North) Forest Division , who is the Ex-Officio Director.

The zoo houses 51 Mammals, 4 Birds. Average yearly visitors are more than 32,000. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pmexcept one weekly holiday. Central Zoo Authority vide CZA) granted recognition to this Centre up to 31st December, 2015.The area is about 2 km from Purulias Railway Station. It is about 500 m away from Purulia-Bankura State Highway. Present address of the Zoo is Kangsabati North Division, Dist : Purulia, Raghavpur More, P.O. & Dist : Purulia, Pin : 723101 and official contact no.03252-222231, 227468

At a Glance

INFORMATION OF SURULIA MINI ZOO, PURULIA

 

1. Name of the Zoo Surulia Mini Zoo, Purulia, West Bengal
2. Category of the Zoo Mini Zoo
3. Zoo Location Vill. Surulia, Distt. Purulia, West Bengal
4. Area of the Zoo 1.5 hectare (to be extended to 8 hectare)
5. Year of Establishment 1998
6. Objective

I   Conservation Education and awareness.

II  Rescue Centre for Sloth Bears.
7. Theme of display

Only five enclosures for -

 

5.   Porcupine
8. No. of Visitors (annually) approx 25,000
9. Animal Collection Plan

Sloth Bear (upto 10 Nos.) [display + off-display]

Rhesus Monkey (upto 6 Nos.)

Spotted Deer (30 Nos.)

Peafowl        ( 4 Nos.)

Porcupine      ( 4Nos.)
10. Manpower

I   Forester level In-charge under DFO

II   Visits of Veterinarian on contract.

III Support staff as per needs
11. In-charge

Divisional Forest Officer

  Address

Kangsabati Soil Conservation Division 1,

Purulia 723 101, West Bengal

   State  West Bengal
  Telephone No. 03252-222231
  Fax 03252-222231
  E-mail Id dfo_kangsabati@sancharnet.in/dfoknd@gmail.com
  Website  
12. Controlling Authority Member Secretary
  Address

Aranya Bhawan, Block – LA-10A, Sector – III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700 106, West Bengal

  Telephone No. 033-2335 0012/2335-5011
  Fax 033-2335 0012
  E-mail Id wbzooautority@yahoo.in/ mswbza@gmail.com
13. Remarks Small wild animal collection, managed by Forest Department, West Bengal
Attraction
Mammals Birds Reptiles
TotalSpecies
605
TotalSpecies
43
TotalSpecies
11
Zoo Visitors

 VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO MARCH 2019

MONTH ADULT CHILDREN TOTAL 
APRIL 2058 103 2161
MAY 2071 181 2252
JUNE 2458 563 3021
JULY 2171 301 7453
AUGUST 2592 421 3013
SEPTEMBER 1940 305 2245
OCTOBER 2946 419 3365
NOVEMBER 2470 280 2750
DECEMBER 5893 1328 7221
JANUARY 6676 1583 8259
FEBRUARY 3572 346 3918
MARCH 3188 362 3550
Schemes
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Contact
Address

Surulia Mini Zoo, Rahavpur More,

Dist & P.O. Purulia. Pin - 723101

Telephone No.  03252-222231/227468
E-mail Id dirsmz@gmail.com