Rasikbeel Mini Zoo,Coochbehar (ESTD - 1997)

The Rasikbeel Mini Zoo was established with an area of 12Ha land in the year of 1997 as Bochamari Deer Park and in the year of 2003, The Mini Zoo is themed to display the animals found in the locality particularly in Northern Bengal plains in wild conditions and to appraise the visitors regarding their natural habitats and their conservation values. Objectives of the zoo is to house anddisplay of broad representatives of diverse and endangered animals and birds with emphasis on the Indian fauna belonging to the region considering the climatic conditions suitable for them, to display animals in pleasant and aesthetic natural settings in accordance with their habit and habitat specifications and to ensure standard animal health care and establish self sustaining populations of genetically and behaviourally viable animals.

The Rasikbeel Mini Zoo is to act as a centre for receiving ill, injured, seized and orphaned animals of Coochbehar District only for temporary shelter, treatment and release the same in wild subject to availability of suitable habitat or otherwise scientific upkeep with strict adherence to the guidelines framed for the purpose. The Park is under the charge of Divisional Forest Officer, Cooch Behar Forest Division, who is the Ex-Officio Director.

Central zoo Authority vide CZA) granted recognition to this Centre up to 31st December, 2015. The Park houses 72 Mammals, 7 Birds and 10 Reptiles. Average yearly visitors are more than 86,000. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pm except weekly holiday.It will take one and half hours from Toofangunge. It is 74 km from Alipur Duar. The nearest railway station is New Cooch Behar, 35 km away. Cars are available for hire at the station.

Nearest places of interest are Buxa Tiger Reserve,Rajabhatkhawa, Jayanti. Present address of the Park is CoochBehar Division, Dist: Cooch Behar, State : West Bengal, Pin : 736101. Official contact no. 03582-227728

At a Glance


01. Name of the Zoo Rasikbeel Mini Zoo, Rasikbeel, Coochbehar, West Bengal
02. Category of the Zoo Mini Zoo
03. Zoo Location Bochamari, Rasikbeel, Coochbehar
04. Area of the Zoo 49.84 acres
05. Year of Establishment 1997
06. Objective I.Conservation education and awareness.
II. Research Centre for Leopard
07. Theme of display Broad taxonomic display of selected wild animal species in the existing zoo
08. No. of Visitors More than 1.20 lakhs per year
09. Important Species Leopard, Spotted Deer, Peafowl, Civet Cat, Gharial, Fresh water Turtle, Python
10. Manpower Ex-Officio Director - 1 No.
Zoo Supervisor - 1 No.
Veterinary Assistant - 1 No.
Asst. Zoo Supervisor - 1 No.
Support staff as per needs
11. In-charge Divisional Forest Officer
Address Social Forestry Division, Coochbehar.
State West Bengal
Telephone No. 03582-227727
Fax 03582-230751
E-mail Id dirrmz@gmail.com/cobdivn@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 Amphibians
Total Species
40 3
Total Species
3 3
Total Species
13 2
Total Species
0 0

Zoo Visitors


VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO JUNE 2019

MONTH

ADULT

CHILDREN

TOTAL 

APRIL 2018

4943

600

5543

MAY

6100

600

6700

JUNE

7300

2874

10174

JULY

4100

200

4300

AUGUST

3000

4700

7700

SEPTEMBER

3954

100

4054

OCTOBER

5983

326

6309

NOVEMBER

 

 

5730

DECEMBER

 

 

15266

JANUARY

 

 

39352

FEBRUARY

 

 

11163

MARCH

 

 

6113

APRIL2019

6016

575

6591

MAY

5693

323

6016

JUNE

6001

310

6311

 


Schemes


Contact


Rasikbeel Mini Zoo

Kameswari Road (East), near Airport,
Dist:Coochbehar
Pin - 736101

Phone:

03582-227728

email:

dirrmz@gmail.com