Mammals

The zoo is sanctuary to a number of mammals that include the Jungle Cat, Jackal, Bengal Mongoose, Fruit Bats, Common Rat and Three Stripped Squirrel

 


Reptiles

A variety of reptiles make the zoo rich in bio-diversity. Reptiles like the Python, Rat Snake, King Cobra, Krait and the Garden Lizard have been found wild in nature inside the zoo campus.

 


Birds

There are about 36 varieties of birds found wild within the Tata Zoological Park. The species of birds which have made the zoo campus their home are:

  • Red Vented Bulbul
  • Red whiskered bulbul
  • Grey Partridge
  • Stone Curlew
  • Purple Sunbird
  • Hoopoe
  • Golden Oriole
  • Coppersmith Barbet
  • Common Mynah
  • Asian pied starling
  • Brahmny Mynah
  • Small blue kingfisher
  • White Breasted Kingfisher
  • Koel
  • Common Crow
  • Crow Pheasant
  • Baya
  • Kite
  • Parakeets
  • Green Bee-Eater
  • Black Drongo
  • Magpie Robin
  • Spotted Dove
  • Ring Necked dove
  • Spotted munia
  • Rock Pigeon
  • Little Cormorant
  • Darter
  • White Breasted Water Hen
  • Lesser whistling teal
  • Common Coot
  • Jacana
  • Pond heron
  • Night heron
  • Cattle egret
  • Little Egre

 

 

 

Pisces & Mollusc

The Janyanti sarovar lake, which adds beauty to the zoo landscape harbours rich variety of fishes like Rahu, Katla, Cat Fish, Garai (Channa gachua), Cheng (Channa pangtatus) and Pontius. The lake is also home to various species of mollusc like pond snail, unio, pila and melanoids.

 


Captive Animals In the Zoo

Annual inventory of zoo animals 31-03-2018 :

 

»  Birds

BIRDS

Sl

Name of species

Scientific Name

Stock

1

Pea Fowl (normal )

Pavo cristatus

11

2

Grey Jungle fowl

Gallus sonnererati

1

3

Hill myana

Gracula religiosa

2

4

Cockateel

Nymhicus hollandicus

26

5

Bar Headed Goose

Anser indicus

1

6

White Ibis

Threskionis acthionica

3

7

Rainbow Lory

Tricoglossus haematodus

2

8

Larg. Ind. Parakeet

Psittacula cupatrai

4

9

Rose Ring. Parakeet

Psittacula krameri

2

10

Red Breasted parakeet

Psittacula alexendri

3

11

Red Jungle Fowl

Gallus  gallus

17

12

Silver pheasant

Lophura nycthemera

4

13

Golden pheasant

Chrysolophus pictus

1

14

Reeves pheasant

Syrmaticus reevesi

3

15

Ringnecked pheasant

Phasianus colchinus

3

16

Lady Amherst pheasant

Chrysolophus amherstiae

2

17

Emu

Dromaius novaehollandiae

13

18

Ostrich

Struthioniforms

1

19

Sulphur crest. Cockatoo

Cocatoe galarita

3

20

African Grey Parrot

Psittacus  erithacus

4

21

Rosy Pelican

Pelecanus Onocrotalus

2

22

Grey Lag Goose

Anser anser

1

23

Bengal Eagle owl

Bubo begalensis

1

24

Java Sparrow

Lonchura oryzivora

22

25

Budgerigar

Melopsittacus undulatus

12

 

Total (Birds)

153

»  Reptile

REPTILE

Sl

Name of species

Scientific Name

Stock

1

Gharial

Gavialis gangeticus

4

2

Mugger

Crocodylus palustris

1

3

Red-eared slider turtle

Trachemys scripta elegans

2

4

Star tortoise

Goechelon elegans

35

 

Total (Reptiles)

42

»  Mammals

MAMMALS

Sl

Name of species

Scientific Name

Stock

1

Sloth Bear

Melursus ursinus

2

2

Black Buck

Antilope  cervicapra

55

3

Indian Hog deer

Axis porcinus

15

4

Northern plain Gray langur

Semnopithecus entellus

10

5

Leopard

Panthera pardus

3

6

Bonnet Monkey

Macaca radiata

6

7

Rehsus Monkey

Macaca mulata

4

8

Tiger Bengal (Normal)

Panthera tigris tigris

3

9

Tiger Bengal (White)

Panthera tigris tigris

1

10

Sambar Deer

Cervus unicolor

5

11

Cheetal

Axis axis

84

12

Barking Deer

Muniacus muntjack

16

13

Nilgai

Boselaphus trago camelus

6

14

Stripped Hyaena

Hyaena hyaena

3

15

Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus amphibius

1

16

Capuchin Monkey

Cibus capocinus

1

17

Mandrill Monkey

Mandrillus sphinx

14

18

Porcupine

Hystrix begalensis

3

19

African Lion

Panthera leo krugeri

5

20

Grants Zebra

Equus quagga boehmi

2

 

Total (Mammals)

 

239

 

GRAND TOTAL

 

434