Arignar Anna Zoological Park
It was created as the reserve forests in that area, Actually
to provide a 'natural home' to the residents, It is the first ever Zoo
in India - the Madras Zoo, established in the year 1855, which had a
landmark near the Central Railway Station.
It is one of the biggest Zoo in the South East Asia. It has more than 170 species of
mammals, birds and reptiles.
It is located at Vandalur, a suburb of Chennai a few kms from Tambaram.