Plan for full fledged zoo at Nisargadhama
Kittur Rani Channamma Nisargadhama mini zoo will be converted to full fledged zoo and plan for the same has been prepared by forest department.
A plan of Rs.16.47 crore is been sent to zoo authority of Karnataka for consideration. First phase development plan during next 10 years is to create proper facilities with naturalistic enclosures for animals, Basic facilities required for animal care such as veterinary hospital, adequate water supply for animals as well as visitors, disaster management system will be implemented.
According to officials , there are 62 animals – 7 male and 27 female deer, a pair of crocodiles, 4 male and 5 female black bucks, 2 male and 2 female antelopes, 14 tortoises and around 98 birds.