Nandankanan Zoo plans to bring white rhinoceros from Singapore

24/01/2020 at 5:10 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 24: The authorities of Nandankanan zoo are planning to bring white rhinoceros from Singapore, zoo officials informed today.

Besides the zoo has also planned to bring African lion and some other animals from Sri Lanka. Zoo officials also said that an over bridge will be constructed on toy train route for entry into ropeway point.The ropeway service was stopped since February 2011 while the toy train service was called off in 2014.

The toy train, which started moving in 1985 with a track of 1.6 kilometer, used to take as many as 60 visitors for a ride of around 20 minutes. The toy train one among the major tourist destinations of the zoo used to attract around 1.5 lakh tourists every year with charge of Rs 10 for a single ride. Similarlymore than 13000 visitors used to take a ride in the ropeway over the Kanjia lake every year.

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