Kufri Wildlife zoo is located in a small hill station, Kufri, 13km from the state capital of Shimla. The zoo is home to rare Antelopes, different species of felines, deer, bear, snow leopard and birds including Himalayan Monal, which is the state bird of Himachal Pradesh, patient kites and pheasants. It preserves the Himalayan wildlife and showcases the biodiversity of Kufri.
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The zoo covers thousands of square feet of area and is surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty. It was established to make people aware of Himalayan wildlife. You will also get a chance to see the endangered animal species that have been preserved by the zoo. Well-designed pathways and protection for animals and tourists make this place an ideal place to visit with your family. There are several luxury and budget hotels in and around Kufri that are near the zoo and other tourist spots.
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