Equus burchelli

Zebra is best known for its beautiful black and white striped body and its pattern is unique to each individual. Zebras are member of the horse family and they have excellent running speed which is upto 55 kilometre per hour.


In year 1997, first time Patna Zoo received two Zebra (one male and one female) from Lucknow Zoo. One male calf has reproduced from this couple named Vashista.

At present Patna Zoo has only one Zebra i.e. Vashista.

Food Habitat at Patna Zoo

Deer mesh - 1.50 Kg.

Bengal gram 1.50 Kg.

Wheat- 1 Kg.

Bhusa- 5 Kgs.

Sudan/Barseem- 10 Kgs.

Moong- 0.250 Kg.

Jaggary- 0.500 Kg.

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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