Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is a excessive altitude zoo located in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Established in 1984 and opened to public in 1995, it's far located at the Sher Ka Danda hill at a peak of 2,100 metres above sea-stage and is spread over 4.6 hectares It is the simplest High Altitude Zoo in north India, except the ones in Darjeeling and Sikkim. Over the years it has emerge as a famous vacationer attraction. The zoo became established in 1984, though it become opened to traffic on 1 June 1995.
The Naintal Zoo changed into domestic to India's only Siberian tiger from 2001 until its death in November 2011. The tiger, named Kunal, changed into half of of a pair of tigers delivered from Darjeeling in 1997. His older brother, named Mahesh, died in 2001. The zoo has several endangered species of animals inside the Himalayas, and animals like Royal Bengal tiger, Tibetan wolves, sambar, leopard cat and Himalayan bear. It additionally has a massive collection of high altitude birds, like kalij pheasant, Lady Amherst pheasant, rose ringed parakeet, golden pheasant and purple junglefowl.