2 Crores to be spent at Bhutaramanahatti for development of Zoo

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The mini zoo at the Kittur Rani Chennamma Nisargadhama is gifted with nature’s bounty. The mini zoo situated 13 km from Belagavi city at Bhutramanhatti village on Pune-Bangalore National Highway will now be developed by spending Rs. 1,99,24,064.57.

Spread in over 32 hectares, the mini Zoo was started in 1989 and due to lack of funds and a desire from the authorities, the said mini zoo was not much developed.

With this there would be some basic infrastructure improvement that would be done at the mini zoo. 9 different species of birds have been brought from Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens of Mysore. Silver Pigeon and White Peacock are the most important amongst the species housed in here presently.

rani-zoozoo 7Zoo Authority of Karnataka recently released Rs.35 lakhs out of which 10 lakhs have been used for the bird aviary. A new Pheasant Tree is also being built.

The Mini Zoo is open from 10.30 am to 5 pm with an entry fee. Wednesday Holiday.

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