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Nehru Zoological Park

The Nehru Zoological Park, also known as Hyderabad Zoo, is established in 1959. It was made open to the public in 1963. The Zoologic park extends to over 380 acres and is managed by Forest Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh. It is a prime recreation spot in Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

The Zoo has a number of exotic and indigenous animals and birds including Indian rhino, Asiatic lion, tiger, panther, gaur, orangutan, crocodile, and python.

Address & Key Officials

Nehru Zoological Park
Hyderabad - 500264
Ph: +91-040-24477355
Fax: +91-040-24473253

Director & Chief Conservator of Forests, IFS - Mallikarjun Rao
Curator & Deputy Conservator Of Forests, IFS - MA Waheed
Asst. Conserver of Forests, SFS - K Shekar Reddy
Asst. Director, Vet - Dr. Abdul Hakeem
Asst. Curator, FRO - S Ramesh

Animals at the Zoo

Nehru Zoological Park has several rare animals. The Zoo is popular with the presence of:


Two male panthers have been brought to the Nehru Zoologic Park for treatment. A three-year-old from Bejanki, Karimnagar and an eight-month-old from Malkapur, Prakasam district were injured and have brought to the Zoo for treatment. Mar 18, 2014