KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: The visitors to Nandankanan Zoological Park in the outskirts of the capital city in Odisha will have to pay Rs 10 more as the zoo authorities have decided to increase the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40, starting from April 1.
The hike will be applicable on entry fees for adults (above 12 years of age) only. However, the entry fee of Rs 10 will continue for the children, zoo sources said.
The entry fee of Rs 100 for foreigners has remained unchanged while no fee shall be levied for use of toilet and drinking water facilities, sources added.
Nandankanan has huge number of animal collections including white tigers. There are 3004 no animals, including 1175 mammals, 1546 birds, 262 reptiles and 21 amphibans. In these 156 species, 103 are indigenous and 53 are exotic. There are 15 spp of mammals, 120 spp of birds, 15 spp of reptiles, 85 spp of butterflies which are freely move inside the sanctuary.