The Assam State Zoo encompassing over 130 hectares of land boasts of an astonishing collection of some rare and extinct species of wild animals settled comfortably in their natural habitat. The whiter tigers, one horned rhinos, Swamp tapirs and leopards to name a few, rule the roost and the hearts of the visiting tourists.
The zoo is also prosperous in the avian branch and plays host to rare species of birds. The animals are caged only for better viewing otherwise they are complete freedom to roam and enjoy the natural habitat created for them. The Zoo being spread out authorities have provided rest places and eateries at different spots.