The state bird of Nagaland is the rare Tragopan bird and the state animal is the wild buffalo ('Mithun’). The state bird is a rare species and can be seen at the Kohima Zoo as can be the state animal. The Kohima Zoo is created on a hill. The sloping portion of the hill has been innovatively utilised to create free and natural space for the animals housed inside the zoo.
Other than the main attractions, it is also possible to find a variety of animals and birds within the zoo. A special recommendation would be observe the golden langurs and Blythe’s Tragopan at the zoo. The zoo also offers special play zone for children and fun facts about the species.