Arignar Anna Zoological Park starts Use of Plastic Bottles in a Unique Way – The Arignar Anna Zoological Park is one such park that is thinking about the increasing pollution near the park which is threatening the animals. the increasing pollution near the park has made it difficult for the animals and the caretakers.
- Arignar Anna Zoological Park has adopted a new method to keep a check on the littering of plastic bottles and pollution inside the park.
- the state environment minister Siva. V. Meyyanathan and health minister Ma. Subramanian distributed the traditional cloth bags called “Manchappai,” which means ‘yellow bags in Chennai to promote the use of environmental-friendly carry bags instead of plastic bags which are harmful to the environment.
- The zoo will charge ₹10 for each plastic water bottle from the visitors and will refund them when visitors return the emptied bottle to the seller in the zoo.
Arignar Anna Zoological Park
- It is the first public zoo in India and was established in 1855 to flourish the flora and fauna of the state.
- It is the second wildlife sanctuary in Tamil Nadu
- it is spread around 1265 acres and has 2553 species of flora and fauna.
- the park has more than 1500 wild species which includes 46 endangered species.
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