Otter Smooth Indian

Otter Smooth Indian

Lutra perspicillata

Otter as high-order carnivores at the top of their food chain is an indicator of wetland health.


Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park has a nice water glass exhibit of Otter which has one male (Shahzad) and one female (Shahzadi). Both these two otters were seized by Banka Forest Division and transferred to Patna Zoo in the year 2006.

Food Habitat at Patna Zoo

Live Fish/ Fresh Fish- 5.000 Kgs.

per animal per day.

It is standard diet and it varies with season to season.

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The Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Patna was established as a Botanical Garden vide Government of Bihar, Forest Department's letter no. 1781V dated 13.4.1970 on a chunk of 34.00 acres land being part of the Governor’s campus.


Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park
Bailey Road, Raj Bhavan
Rajbansi Nagar
Patna, Bihar 800001

Phone: +91-612-2217445

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