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Junglemahal Zoological Park earlier known as Jhargram  Zoo  has been established as a Deer Park in the year 1980, within a patch of natural  forest at Khasjungle mouza, J.L No. 395 under Dhabani Beat of Jhargram Division at Jhargram. Subsequently, it was recognised as Jhargram Zoo (Small Category Zoo) on 9th September 2005 by Central Zoo Authority with the objectives of scientific management, conservation breeding of endangered species, high standard of maintenance for  welfare  of captive animals and also to develop empathy amongst  the citizen of the area towards wildlife conservation, following the accepted norms and  standard as framed by CZA. Vision of Junglemahal Zoological Park  is to showcase the Biodiversity of Lateritic Eco-System.

 

Junglemahal Zoological Park, Jhargram, West Midnapur District, West Bengal, will provide rewarding experience to the visitors about  the wildlife of the region.  The display, care and awareness are such level to promote conservation of wildlife. Junglemahal Zoological Park will endeavour to breed the endangered species for display, exchange & rehabilitation in the wild.  As such the flora & fauna exist in their natural pristine glory unhindered and unaffected. The Junglemahal  Zoological Park will be 'Showcase' of rich biodiversity of Lateritic eco-systems of the State of West Bengal.

 

The Junglemahal Zoological Park is situated within the municipal limits of Jhargram Town       and it is 3 km. away from Jhargram Rly. Station.  It is about 16 km. away from NH-6.  There is a good network of road to approach Junglemahal  Zoological Park, Jhargram.  Nearest Airport is Kolkata which is 160 km away from the zoo.

 

At present Junglemahal Zoological Park has 147 Nos. Mammals, 65 Nos. Birds, 147 Nos. Reptiles.  The total area of Park is 21.54 hactre.

At a Glance

1.

Name of the Zoo

Junglemahal Zoological Park, Jhargram

2.

Category of the Zoo

Medium

3.

Zoo Location

Jhargram Town, West Bengal

4.

Area of the Zoo

55.57 Acres

5.

Year of Establishment

1980

6.

Objective

I    Conservation Education and awareness.

II   Planned breeding of common wild animal species of South-West Bengal for restocking in the wild.

II  Research Centre for Monkeys

7.

Theme of display

I   Broad taxonomic display of wild animal species of South-West Bengal.

II  Off display rescue centre for Monkeys 

8.

No. of Visitors

More than 1.50 lakhs per year

9.

Important Species

I    Leopard, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Grey Wold, Jackal, Bengal Fox, Sloth Bear, Rhesus Monkey, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Peafowl, Star Tortoise, Water Birds etc.

II   Off display rescue centre for Monkeys

10.

Manpower

  1. Ex-Officio Director            -  1 No.
  2. Assistant Director              -  1 No.
  3. Veterinary Officers             -  1 No.
  4. Biologist                                 -  1 No.
  5. Zoo Supervisor                    - 1 No

         Support staff as per needs

11.

In-charge

Divisional Forest Officer

 

Address

Jhargram Forest Division, Dist. West Midnapur (Paschim), Jhargram 721 507, West Bengal

 

 State

 West Bengal

 

Telephone No.

03221-255010

 

Fax

03221-255010

 

E-mail Id

dfojhargram.co.in

 

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
TotalSpecies
18718
TotalSpecies
6718
TotalSpecies
14112
Zoo Visitors

VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 to JUNE 2019

MONTH ADULT CHILDREN TOTAL 
APRIL 8173 1056 9229
MAY 6908 1358 8266
JUNE 10247 2286 12533
JULY 6146 826 6972
AUGUST 6960 886 7846
SEPTEMBER 5667 817 6484
OCTOBER 14583 2773 17356
NOVEMBER 8260 1499 9759
DECEMBER 22133 6822 28955
JANUARY 20316 4290 24606
FEBRUARY 12420 2687 15107
MARCH 9253 1869 11122
APRIL      
MAY 3959 693 4652
JUNE 6963 1625 8588
JULY 5299 716 6015
Schemes
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Contact
Address

Janglemahal Zoological Garden,Jhargram,

Dist : Midnapore (West), Pin -  721507

Telephone No. 03221-255010
E-mail Id dirjzp@gmail.com