Govt. Of WB Dept. Of  Forest Facebook

The Rasikbeel Mini Zoo was established with an area of 12Ha land in the year of 1997 as Bochamari Deer Park and in the year of 2003, The Mini Zoo is themed to display the animals found in the locality particularly in Northern Bengal plains in wild conditions and to appraise the visitors regarding their natural habitats and their conservation values. Objectives of the zoo is to house anddisplay of broad representatives of diverse and endangered animals and birds with emphasis on the Indian fauna belonging to the region considering the climatic conditions suitable for them, to display animals in pleasant and aesthetic natural settings in accordance with their habit and habitat specifications and to ensure standard animal health care and establish self sustaining populations of genetically and behaviourally viable animals.

The Rasikbeel Mini Zoo is to act as a centre for receiving ill, injured, seized and orphaned animals of Coochbehar District only for temporary shelter, treatment and release the same in wild subject to availability of suitable habitat or otherwise scientific upkeep with strict adherence to the guidelines framed for the purpose. The Park is under the charge of Divisional Forest Officer, Cooch Behar Forest Division, who is the Ex-Officio Director.

Central zoo Authority vide CZA) granted recognition to this Centre up to 31st December, 2015. The Park houses 72 Mammals, 7 Birds and 10 Reptiles. Average yearly visitors are more than 86,000. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pm except weekly holiday.It will take one and half hours from Toofangunge. It is 74 km from Alipur Duar. The nearest railway station is New Cooch Behar, 35 km away. Cars are available for hire at the station.

Nearest places of interest are Buxa Tiger Reserve,Rajabhatkhawa, Jayanti. Present address of the Park is CoochBehar Division, Dist: Cooch Behar, State : West Bengal, Pin : 736101. Official contact no. 03582-227728

At a Glance

1.

Name of the Zoo

Rasikbeel Mini Zoo, Rasikbeel, Coochbehar, West Bengal

2.

Category of the Zoo

Mini Zoo

3.

Zoo Location

Bochamari, Rasikbeel, Coochbehar

4.

Area of the Zoo

49.84 acres

5.

Year of Establishment

1997

6.

Objective

I    Conservation education and awareness.

II  Research Centre for Leopard

7.

Theme of display

Broad taxonomic display of selected wild animal species in the existing zoo

8.

No. of Visitors

More than 1.20 lakhs per year

9.

Important Species

Leopard, Spotted Deer, Peafowl, Civet Cat, Gharial, Fresh water Turtle, Python                    

10.

Manpower

  1. Ex-Officio Director             -  1 No.
  2. Zoo Supervisor                    -  1 No.
  3. Veterinary Assistant          -  1 No.
  4. Asst. Zoo Supervisor          -  1 No.

         Support staff as per needs

11.

In-charge

Divisional Forest Officer

 

Address

Social Forestry Division, Coochbehar.

 

State

West Bengal

 

Telephone No.

03582-227727/28

 

Fax

03582-230751

 

E-mail Id

dirrmz@gmail.com/cobdivn@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
TotalSpecies
403
TotalSpecies
33
TotalSpecies
132
Zoo Visitors

VISITORS STATEMENT FROM APRIL 2018 TO MARCH 2019

MONTH ADULT CHILDREN TOTAL 
APRIL 4943 600 5543
MAY 6100 600 6700
JUNE 7300 2874 10174
JULY 4100 200 4300
AUGUST 3000 4700 7700
SEPTEMBER 3954 100 4054
OCTOBER 5983 326 6309
NOVEMBER     5730
DECEMBER     15266
JANUARY     39352
FEBRUARY     11163
MARCH     6113
APRIL 6016 575 6591
MAY 5693 323 6016
JUNE 6001 310 6311
Schemes
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Contact
Address

Rasikbeel Mini Zoo,Kameswari Road (East), near Airport, 

Dist : Coochbehar, Pin - 736101

Telephone No. 03582-227728
E-mail Id dirrmz@gmail.com