Animal Rescue Centre North Bengal – Today we will explore Jaldapara’s Khayerbari Tiger and Leopard Rescue Centre which is situated in North Bengal’s famous Dooars which is a major tourist attraction in North Bengal. For more videos on places to visit in Dooars you can checkout our YouTube Channel.
Ticket window is available just 300 metres before the Rescue Center
You can also find food stalls along with paid parking here. You can either take a paid battery operated car or go by foot
Animal Rescue centre is around 10kms from
You will find dense forest inside the rescue centre
The park has been developed with the objective of treatment and rehabilitation of leopards and tigers.
During the ban on animals from various circuses several wild life animals were captured
by forest official, from there animals were shifted to this rescue centre temporarily.
In 2008 this tiger named Raja was brought here who was attacked by a crocodile who bit off his right hind leg.
At that time his age was 12 years. But the rescue centre took good care of him and in year 2021 Raja completed 25 years in this rescue centre.
According to news reports in July 2022 Raja died. Raja was one of the oldest tiger died at the age of 25 years and 10 months which is the longest surviving tiger in India.
Apart from tiger we also saw leopards which was a great attraction for the visitors.
According to the guide this encloser was demolised by a herd of wild elephants as one of their calf got stuck into it and was unable to get out of it.
The guide told us that this is a favourite fruit of elephant which is known as Lator in Bangla language
In this surreal environment visitors can enjoy boating here which is a great attraction here among other things. You can also climb the watch tower here from there you can view the entire forest covered rescue centre
So whenever you visit Dooars do visit this place for sure.
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