Things to do in Gangtok
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About Himalayan Zoological Park
This zoological park houses some of the most interesting and rare species of the Himalayan region. This zoological park is covered with trees on either side of the path. This beautiful zoological park is spread on 230 acres of land. This zoo is placed at a staggering altitude of about 1780 meters above the sea level. Due to this, you may feel a little breathlessness due to less oxygen content.
The most amazing animal at this park is the red panda, for which many people from far and wide come to see this animal. This is one of the most amazing zoos in the city of Gangtok. Other species include animals such as the Golden Pheasant and Silver Pheasant,Satyr Tragopan etc. This place also boasts of many mammal species which includes Himalayan Black Bears, Snow Leopards and Common Leopard, the scary Tibetan Wolfs, Gorals, Large Indian Civets, Barking Deer, Porcupine, etc. This is one fun filled place to visit with family.