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“A zoo marred by corrupt workers”
Review of ChhattBir Zoo

ChhattBir Zoo
Ranked #3 of 17 things to do in Panchkula
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed October 27, 2013

I was at Chattbir Zoo on 25 Oct 13 with my family. We engaged a cart to go around the place. As soon as we paid & boarded the cart, the guide cum driver, who was a local young lad, shot us to another cart without taking us to the cages falling on or off the way.He ignored us when we asked him to show us the cages on the way. He asked us to board the another waiting cart which had already covered a good part of the zoo. The other cart-wallah was also similarly trained to deceit the visitors. He took us to a spot where he said that we can ride a bus for Lion Safari in Rs 20 per passenger. He informed that you will be taken to a jungle where Lions roam freely. We paid & boarded the bus. The bus driver was the crook of the highest level. As soon as the bus crossed the gates of the safari, he said the sighting of the Lion is not a routine feature. He very smartly asserted that if we pay him another Rs 50 (unofficially) he can guarantee the Lion sighting. After our acceptance he took us to a pre-decided spot where an old lean & debilitated Lion was pacing anxiously around a fence. He seemed to be not very happy about the visitors infringing his territory lured by these corrupt touts.The Zoo administration should check these malpractices.

7  Thank umeshjain
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

One can find all the animals here and ticket is very cheap too.
Also there are Lion and deer Safari available at nominal prices.

4  Thank DeepakBali
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