Sector “Aquarium, Terrarium and Vivarium”
The Aquarium and Terrarium are housed in the Big Cats Hall. The Aquarium exhibits 45 species of freshwater fish from Africa, South America and Asia. There is also a marine aquarium. The Terrarium has an impressive collection of 5 species of amphibians and 33 species of reptiles from all over the world. Some of the animals from the Vivarium, located in the zoo service area, are on display in the hall - 10 species of small rodents.
The sector has a large and diverse collection of 29 large and small carnivores. In the Big Cats Hall one can see a collection of big cats (tigers, lions, jaguars, leopard and cougar) in indoor and large outdoor enclosures. In the section of Small Carnivores are kept foxes, mongooses, servals, raccoons, coatis, skunks, badgers etc. The Bear House Complex house brown bears, baribals, sloth bear, Himalayan bear and striped hyenas.
This sector is one of the favorite one for the visitors, 12 attractive and interesting species are kept, accommodated in three houses. Some of the rarest and most valuable primates in the collection are lar gibbons, Lion-tailed macaque, southern pig-tailed macaque, northern plains gray langurs and tufted capuchin. The sector is currently in reconstruction and visitors are not allowed access. When the reconstruction is completed, primates will have much larger outdoor enclosures with trees, natural vegetation etc.
The sector is the largest in area - it covers more than half of the park territory where are housed 30 species. The Elephant House – where one can see the Giants - an Indian elephant, white rhino and hippos. In the vast enclosures of the sector you can observe deer, rare antelopes, bisons, yaks, ponies, camel, wild pigs, red river hogs and other beautiful imposing species such as watussi.
It provides home for 58 species of birds from all over the world. The sector consists of pheasantry where one can see parrots, pheasants, diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey, an impressive large aviary for eagles and vultures, a lake for waterbirds and a collection of non-flying birds (ostrich, rhea, emu).