Katraj Snake Park

Katraj Snake Park is a popular wildlife zone and tourist spot in Pune. As the Katraj Snake PArk name suggest it has a collection of snakes, reptiles, birds & turtles .Mr. Neelam Kumar Khaire set up this park in 1986.We can see more than 160 species of snakes.It is Situated 8 kms from Pune.It is situated on the Pune-Satara Highway near Bharati Vidyapeeth Campus.it is a well known conservation park of India of snakes, reptiles, birds & turtles.It later became part of the Rajiv Gandhi Udyan in 1999.we can see there Snakes of diferent shapes and sizes in the park. Information about snakes with pictures is displayed in a library within the park.in this many programs,snake festivals and snake awareness programs to let people know about them.During the festival of Nagpanchami, the Snake Park has held a number of programs while discouraging mistreatment to snakes. there is great rush on this day.The King Cobra of length nine feet, which is brought from Sunderbans is the main attraction of tourists in this place.Katraj Snake Park at Pune arranges programs to discourage ill-treatment towards snakes and to stop discouraging mistreatment to snakesfrom the people.

he Snake Park is open for public everyday from 10 am to 5:30 pm.this park is closed on wednesday

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