I began to love my days in Patna. After the visit to the fabulous library, I was ready for yet another trip. I love going to botanical parks and zoo as we get a closer view of the nature’s beings. I have a huge collection of photographs and videos that I shot in different places. I enjoy watching the wild animals and colorful birds. Patna has one of the most beautiful biological parks, which is named, as Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park.
It was at a short distance of about 5km from the hotel so I decided to hire a rickshaw to reach the Park. I was there in 15 minutes. It is clean and green surroundings, so I thought the animals are provided a natural habitat. I moved on and wow! The location seems vast and beautiful. I kept my camera ready to capture pictures of the beautiful creatures. I wish to share the little information that I gained about the Biological Park. It was established in 1969 and the area spans across nearly 59 acres. It is one of large zoos in the country.
There are more than 100 species of animals and birds within. Some of the rare animals that I saw were the Himalayan Bear, Cassowary and white peacock. As I moved on, I saw plenty of animals like leopard, rhinoceros, giraffe, golden cat and hog deer. I spend a quite sometime within the zoo as I read the details of the species of animals that were displayed in front of every cage. The Zoo also has an aquarium with a number of colorful ornamental fishes. It looked fancy and I clicked a lot of pictures. Another interesting but scary thing is the snake house with many species of snakes. After a good stroll in the zoo, I moved on to the botanical garden. It has a great variety of plants and ferns. A nursery for medicinal plants, a colorful rose garden, fern house, and glass house are the other attractions.
It is one of the favorite locations for one-day picnics in Patna. Apart from the zoo and botanical garden, families especially with children can enjoy boating in the lake within the premises and alos utilize the facility of Children Park. Over all it is an exciting location..Perfect for a family outing!
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A big hello to everyone here... I am 'the' Geeta Sharma, a young, vibrant, and fun-loving girl from Agra. As a kid, tall buildings always inspired me and now as I type, I myself have attained a master’s degree in Architecture and am working on several projects in and around my city. Whenever I feel taxed of my job, I find a way out in the nature, my second habitat for obvious reasons! Meditation, camping, and photography are activities for which Mother Nature inspires me! On my way back, I also make it a point to get my mind and body relaxed at nearby spa centres. That is about me and you will find much more in detail with regular blogs and updates from me. So stay tuned and sit tight for new experiences every day!