Govt. Of WB Dept. Of  Forest Facebook

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

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

16.31 Acres

5.

Year of Establishment

1998

6.

Objective

Conservation Education and awareness.

7.

Theme of display

Broad taxonomic display of selected wild animal species in the existing zoo

8.

No. of Visitors

More than 40,000 per year

9.

Important Species

Leopard, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Rhesus Monkey, Spotted Deer, Peafowl, Porcupine

10.

Manpower

  1. Ex-Officio Director             -  1 No.
  2. Zoo Supervisor                    -  1 No.
  3. Veterinary Assistant          -  1 No.
  4. Asst. Zoo Supervisor          -  1 No.

         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

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


 

Attraction
Mammals Birds Reptiles
TotalSpecies
315
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