Surulia Mini Zoo ,Purulia (ESTD - 1998)

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


01. Name of the Zoo Surulia Mini Zoo, Purulia, West Bengal
02. Category of the Zoo Mini Zoo
03. Zoo Location Vill. Surulia, Distt. Purulia, West Bengal
04. Area of the Zoo 16.31 Acres
05. Year of Establishment 1998
06. Objective Conservation Education and awareness.
07. Theme of display Broad taxonomic display of selected wild animal species in the existing zoo
08. No. of Visitors More than 40,000 per year
09. Important Species Leopard, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Rhesus Monkey, Spotted Deer, Peafowl, Porcupine
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 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 Amphibians
Total Species
32 5
Total Species
4 3
Total Species
1 1
Total Species
0 0

Zoo Visitors


VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO JUNE 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

APRIL

2005

459

2464

MAY

1636

101

1737

JUNE

2672

450

3122

JULY

 

 

 

AUGUST

2227

241

2468

SEPTEMBER

1724

181

1905

OCTOBER

2786

305

3091

NOVEMBER

2273

149

2422

 


Schemes


Contact


Surulia Mini Zoo

Rahavpur More,
Dist & P.O. Purulia.
Pin - 723101

Phone:

03252-222231 / 227468

email:

dirsmz@gmail.com