The Delhi Zoo was opened on 1st November 1959 and was later renamed as National Zoological Park in 1982. Prominently known as “Chiriyaghar” among the Delhi residents, the zoo is spread over a range of 176 sections of land and houses more than 127 types of creatures and winged animals.
Entry Gate of  National Zoological Park

When you enter the entryways of the National Zoological Park, you experience creatures like Hippopotamus (Dariyai ghora), Chimpanzee, Spider monkey (South American Monkey) and Zebras (African wild horse with black-and-white stripe).  The other divisions include migratory birds (Pravasi pakṣi) from across the nation like peafowl, storks and ducks. In the middle of the Zoological Park is the underground reptile house.
Delhi Zoo is a piece of a protection reproducing plan run by the Central Zoo Authority for creatures like the Royal Bengal tiger, Indian Rhinoceros (Bharatiya gaiṇḍa), Asiatic lion(Asiyai Sher), Swamp deer(Daladala hiraṇa), brow antlered deer(sangai hiran) and  red jungle fowl(Lāla jaṅgalī murgī). The rearing project for the temples antlered deer turned out to be such a win, to the point that equitable from a couple of these deer in 1962, various their posterity can now be found in zoos of different urban areas like Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Mysore to name a couple. A portion of the wonders of the National Zoological Park incorporate the elephant that plays harmonica, the White Tiger from Reva, and numerous jeopardized species. Different highlights are the Lion-Tailed Macaque (Old World monkey), Leopard Cat (Tēndua billi), Black Buck (kale Hiran) and Indian Gazelle (Bharatiya cikare).

Delhi Zoo additionally encourages the guests a container, drinking water counters and battery worked vehicles at sensible costs yet the genuine fun in investigating the National Zoological Park is by walking! The visit to the Zoo is fun as well as instructive, so don’t miss on this one.

Gernal Information About National National Zoological Park
Zoo Timings
1st april to 15th oct. 9:00am to 4:30pm
16th october to 31st march 9:00am to 4:00pm
Entrance fee (Normal)
Adults Rs. 40/- per head
Children (below 3ft.)  Free
Children (between 3 to 5ft)    Rs. 20/- per head
Senior citizen (Greater than 60yr.)      Rs. 20/- per head
Entrance fee (Foreigners)
Adults Rs. 200/- per head
Children (up to five yr.)          free
Children (above five yr..)        Rs. 100/- per head
Visitors or educational tours from colleges, colleges, universities and different instructional establishments ar provided concessional entry price ticket at the subsequent rates 
Student (1st -5 std.)    Free
Student (6th -8th std.)            Rs. 10/- per head
Student (9th and above) Rs. 20/- per head
Accompanying staff   Rs. 20/- per head
Tatkal tickets   Rs. 200/- per head
Battery operated vehicles (it is being operated by a non-public agency on license). The authorise rates ar as below 
Adults Rs. 50/- per head
Child (between 5 to 12yr.)      Rs. 25/- per head
Child (below five yr.) free
Small eight seater (per trip) while not faculty discount.         Rs. 300/-
12 seater (per trip) for varsity rs.100 per trolly discount.       Rs. 500/-
14 seater (per trip) for varsity rs.100 per trolly discount.       Rs. 600/-
20 seater (per trip) for varsity rs.100 per trolly discount.       Rs. 800/-
Filming charges
Still camera     Rs. 50/- per day
Amateur          Rs. rs. 200/- per day
Documentary  Rs. 2000/- per day

Feature film     Rs. 20,000/- per day