The Anna Zoological Park is one of the largest complexes of its kind in South East Asia. It is spread out over an area of about 602 hectare. About 40 varieties of mammals, 20 avian species and 14 species of reptiles call this park home. It also shelters a number of reptiles like crocodile, star tortoise, variety of snakes, lizards, etc. One can also find some popular migratory birds and the zo0 also has some rare birds including a variety of storks, cranes, herons, etc. Along with a butterfly park, the zoo also has set ups for conducting  animal welfare, research, veterinary services, horticulture and sanitation work. The park was established in 1976 and opened to public in 1985.

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