Rajiv Gandhi Zoo

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Animal Care Services

There are totally 362 animals in the zoo including 20 mammal species, 28 reptile species and 17 bird species. To feed all these animals daily feed requirement of the zoo is 1596.05 kgs. Food items required per day for various animals are given below:

Feed for carnivore animals -

Beef with bone

114 kg

Chiken 80 kg
Dog food 0.5 kg
Calcium carbonate 1.5 kg
Mineral Mix Powder 1 kg
Mice 32 Nos
Eggs 8 Nos

Variety of grasses & vegetables –

Lucerne grass

500 kg

Hay 100 kg
Dry grass 100 kg
Sugar Cane 100 kg
Spinach 20 kg
Chuka 5 kg

Variety of fruits & salad items-

Papaya

3 kg

Guava 6 kg
Banana 20 kg
Chikoo 1 kg
Sweet lemon 4 kg
Pineapple 1 kg
Seasonable Fruit 1 1 kg
Seasonable Fruit 2 1 kg
Beat Root 141 kg
Carrot 320 kg
Cucumber 0.5 kg
Onion 0.5 kg
Tomato 0.5 kg

Varity of grains and other items-

Mixed grains

0.25 kg

Cowpea 5.5 Kg
Gram 6.5 kg
Roasted gram 0.5 kg
Groundnuts 2 kg
Groundnut pods 4 kg
Sunflower seeds

1 kg

Safflower seeds 1 kg
Pelated Cattle feed 10 kg
Wheat Bran 32 kg
Salt 0.5 kg
Honey 0.3 kg
jaggery 1 kg
Turmeric Powder  
Milk

5 kg

Bread 5 kg