Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

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Crocodile caught near Khadakwasla dam where NDA cadets train

In February 2012, the forest department and NDA teams removed a crocodile from the Khadakwasla dam after a 10-hour operation.

Documentary to showcase model zoo at forums outside India too

The park run by the PMC was included,two yeas ago,in the category of model zoo of the country.


Adoption scheme helps Katraj zoo net Rs 19 lakh in 3 years

The PMC has so far managed to collect more than Rs 19 lakh from the animal and bird adoption scheme introduced at its Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park,popularly known as Katraj Zoo,three years ago.

PMC revises entry fee at Katraj zoo

Students on educational trips to pay Rs 5 each

Katraj zoo visitors may shell out more soon

Educational trips for schoolchildren to the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park at Katraj have been free till now. Citing increased expenditures of the zoo,PMC administration has proposed charging an entry fee of Rs 5 per student for educational trips and doubling the ticket charges for citizens

Katraj Zoo crocodiles get sponsors

Crocodiles and alligators at the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park have finally found sponsors under the Animal Adoption Programme


Free camp at Katraj Zoo to mark International Biodiversity Day

Enthusiasts now have an opportunity to learn various aspects of zoo management and enrich their knowledge on various biodiversity topics and its components like birds,reptiles and mammals.

Coolers for big cats,bears at Katraj zoo

Animals,particularly carnivores,braving the heat at Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park in Katraj as temperature soars in the city have some cool wind for company.

Eco-friendly celebrations

Pune Municipal Corporation’s Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park,Katraj had organised a Rakshabandhan and plantation programme in its campus on August 7.

Talk of the town: Wildlife Outreach

Wildlife Outreach Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park and Wildlife Research Centre,Katraj,Pune is organising a three day Summer Camp on the occasion of International Biodiversity Day (May 22). This camp is free of cost and would be conducted for the students of age group between 15 to 25 years. The summer camp scheduled from May 21-23,will help […]