Govt. Of WB Dept. Of  Forest Facebook

South Khairbari Rescue Centre having an area of 25 Ha was established in the year 2003in the district of Alipur Duar.  Objectives of the centre are The centre houses 18 Mammals.  Nearby this rescue centre, many places of interest’s viz., Chilapata Forest, Buxa Tiger Reserve, Jayanti, Jaldapara National Park, Kunjanagar Eco Park are situated. The Centre  is  to make conservation education & awareness generation about wild animals & birds among general   public, to rescue and rehabilitate the leopards / Tigers / Lions. Present address of the centre is Jaldapara Wild Life Division – III, Nilkuthi, P.O.& Dist : Alipur Duar, Pin : 736101.It is 11 kms from Jaldapara. Average yearly visitors is more than 60, 000. The Centre is under the charge of the Divisional Forest Officer, Cooch Behar Forest Division, who is the Ex-Officio Director. The zoo is opened from 9.30 am to 5.00pmexcept one weekly holiday.Official contact no.03242-250307.

The Forest Department, Govt. of WB has created this Rescue Centre for rehabilitation of Leopards from Tea Gardens and Tigers from Circuses. The Central Zoo Authority has recognized it as Leopard Safari and Rescue Centre (Mini zoo).

At a Glance

1.

Name of the Zoo

South Khairbari Mini Zoo, Alipur Duar, West Bengal

2.

Category of the Zoo

Rescue Centre

3.

Zoo Location

Village : Satpukuria, Post : South Khairbari,, Distt. Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

4.

Area of the Zoo

167.55 Acres

5.

Year of Establishment

2003

6.

Objective

I   Conservation education and awareness.

II  Rescue Centre of Leopards

7.

Theme of display

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

8.

No. of Visitors

60,000

9.

Important Species

Tiger Leopards, Deer

10.

Manpower

  1. Ex-Officio Director             -  1 No.
  2. Veterinary Officer              -  1 No
  3. Zoo Supervisor                    -  1 No.
  4. Education Assistant           - 1 No
  5. Veterinary Assistant          -  1 No.
  6. Asst. Zoo Supervisor          -  1 No.

 Support staff as per needs

11.

In-charge

Divisional Forest Officer

 

Address

Coochbehar Division, Post & Distt. Coochbehar,736 101.

 

State

West Bengal

 

Telephone No.

03582-227185

 

Fax

03582-227513

 

E-mail Id

dfowl3wb@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

 

Remarks

Leopard Safari-cum-Rescue Centre has been created by the Forest Department, West Bengal for rehabilitation of Leopards from Tea Gardens and Tigers from Circuses.

Attraction
Mammals
TotalSpecies
182
Zoo Visitors
Not Found
Schemes
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Contact
Address

South Khairbari Rescue Centre, Wildlife Division-III, Nilkuthi,

Dist: Alipurduar, P. O. Cooch Behar, Pin -  736101

Telephone No. 03242-250307
E-mail Id dirskrc@gmail.com