New Himalayan Black Bear Enclosure at Nandankanan

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Bhubaneswar: A new Himalayan Black Bear enclosure was inaugurated in the Nandankanan Zoo on the occassion of 58th Foundation of the zoological park here.

Zoo sources said the total are of the newly constructed Himalayan Black Bear enclosure is about 1350 sq meters and the new enclosure had 147 meter of solid concrete peripheral wall, two feeding chambers.
Keeper’s corridor,three numbers of back kraal, 21 meter long dry moat.

It also has a paved visitors’ path with stand-off barrier and screening. There is a waterfall with central pool inside the exhibit area.