It is situated in the midst of Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the third biggest zoo in the nation. The zoological stop is named after the previous Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi. It was proclaimed open to general society on 19 May 1977. It covers a region of 625 sections of land 253 ha. It is arranged in Visakhapatnam in the midst of the picturesque Eastern Ghats of India. It is encompassed by the Eastern Ghats on three sides and Bay of Bengal on the fourth side. Almost eighty types of creatures numbering to around eight hundred are available in the zoo. The Zoo Park has distinctive areas for primates, carnivores, lesser carnivores, little well evolved creatures, reptiles, ungulates and winged animals confined in their common feeling.