Acquiring an area of about 68 acres, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is situated in Darjeeling, West Bengal. The Zoo is renowned for some of the rarely seen species in the whole world including Red Panda, Siberian Tiger, Tibetan Wolf, Black Bear and Snow Leopard. Other species are Himalayan Tahr, Blue sheep, Himalayan sheep, Himalayan Monal and Grey Peacock Pheasant. Tourists from all parts of the globe come and visit this park to get the glimpse of these rarely found animals.
Settled at a height of up to 2133.5 m, Padmaja Naidu is one of famous and highest Zoo in India. The main idea behind the formation of the park was to conserve the endangered species of fauna.
Apart from rarely seen species, the park has an amazing scenic beauty of green jungles.