Q. The “Nandankanan Zoological Park” is often seen in news is, located in which of the following states/Islands?

[A] Andaman & Nicobar Islands

[B] Karnataka

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Odisha

Answer: D

Nandankanan Zoological Park is a premier large zoo of India.  

  • Unlike other zoos in the country, Nandankanan is built right inside the forest and set in a completely natural environment.  
  • The animals are housed in enclosures with greenery with a feel of real forest and live with no fear or apprehension of becoming the hunter’s prey. 
  • Nandankanan is 15 kms from Odisha’s capital, Bhubaneswar.  
  • The Bhubaneswar railway station is at a distance of 18 kms and the Biju Patnaik International Airport is at a distance of 20 kms. 

Source: The Hindu