Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainita
Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo is a high altitude zoo situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Established in 1984 and opened to public in 1995, it is situated on the Sher Ka Danda hill at a height of 2,100Nainital Zoo is the only zoo in Uttarakhand state and one of the well maintained and famous zoo in India. Named as ‘Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo Nainital’, it is located at at an height of 2100 mtr above sea level. In Sher ka Danda hill, this zoo is the home of several endangered species and well serving its objective to conserve and protect the wildlife and maintain biodiversity of hilly region of Uttarakhand.
Spread over an area of 4.693 Hectare, this high altitude zoo has following species:Leopard,Royal Bengal Tiger,Tibetan Wolf,Himalayan Black Bear,Himalayan Martin ,Himalayan Civet.