Sri. Venkateshwara Zoo Park LOCATION & AREA: Chittoor & Cuddapah District. Area 525.97 Sq. Kms.
UNIQUENESS: Comprises the
Seshachalam hill ranges with the abode of Lord Venkateshwara in its midst. Supports some of the endemic and highly endangered flora & fauna.
FLORA: Dry deciduous mixed forest with patches of moist deciduous forests in the valleys. Some of the rare and endemic plant species like Red Sanders, Shorea talura, Shorea thumburggaia, Terminalia pallida, Sandalwood, Cycas beddomei, Syzygium alternifolium, Psilotum nudam occur in this area.
FAUNA: Tiger, Panther, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Cheetal, Mouse Deer, Barking Deer, Chowsingha, Wild Boar, Wild Dog, Hyena, Jackal, Fox, Civet Cat, Jungle Cat, rare and endangered Golden Gecko, Slender Loris, Indian Giant Squirrel, Tree Shrew and Flying Lizard.
ACCESSIBILITY: 10 Kms. from Tirupati by road; Nearest Airport