Kanpur Zoological Park is situated on the fringes of commercial city of Kanpur. The Park is unfold in an area of 76.56 hectare. It is part of lush green Allen-wooded area. The production of the Park began in the yr 1971 and has been evolved on the present day control ideas. It opened for public on 4th February 1974. In the closing three many years the Zoological Park has played an vital position in the care of wildlife and consciousness of hundreds concerning flora and fauna conservation. Allen woodland was evolved throughout the British rule among the years 1913-1918 via Mr. George Burney Allen, a famous British industrialist of Kanpur.
The wooded area has been advanced at the banks of the river Ganga. This turned into a Rest vicinity of Mr.Allen. He constructed a relaxation residence called lake view on the banks of a lake. The lake had a continuous water supply from Ramganga canal. During rains the water use to overflow from the lake and fall in to Ganges. Due to this, many a instances massive fishes and tortoises use to break out in to the river Ganges. To preserve a check on it a bund has been constructed with sluice gates. In the British, rule this vicinity changed into situated 5 KM.