Pilikula Biological Park
VISITING HOURS – 09:30 AM TO 5:30 PM
Weekly Holiday Monday
Open on all other days including public holidays
A significant Biological Park is established in Pilikula Nisarga Dhama has major focus on the wildlife species of Western Ghats. The park is named as Dr. Shivaram Karnath Biological Park. The park consists of an area of 82 hectares.
In accordance with prevailing laws, the central Zoo Authority of India has recognized the park. As per modern Zoological practices, the animal enclosures have been designed to closely resemble its natural habitat.
The park has a Veterinary hospital with operation theatre, diagnostic lab and other facilities like treatment squeezers, close observation cages, and hand raring facilities for young ones, tranquilizing guns and drugs, Proper underground drainage facility is provided for enclosures.
Pilikula Zoo has been classified as a Major Zoo by the Central Zoo Authority of India. It is the only zoo recognized as a breeding centre for King Cobras. It is also functioning as a rescue centre for wounded wild life. Today Pilikula Zoo has 400 animals, reptiles and birds and most of the species are breeding.
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