A Special Mini-Train was installed at the Indira Priyadarshini Zoological Park to facilitate people to watch the wild life in a open top train which runs of rubber wheels. Nearly eighty species numbering eight hundred animals are present in the zoo. The well planned layout of the zoo has different sections for primates, carnivores, lesser carnivores, small mammals, ungulates and birds. The Birds encloser includes all kinds of birds and peacocks. There is a Deer Safari available for the visitors.
The zoo is open all the days except Mondays.
The primates comprise various monkeys - the common Langur, Rhesus monkey, Bonnet Monkey and also includes certain other exotic fauna like Mandrills, Olive Baboons and Sacred Baboons.
The Himalayan Black bear and the Sloth bear in the bear complex are housed in large moated enclosures.
The Hippopotamus is a special attraction to the zoo. The Crocodile complex has all the three Indian Crocodile species. The Reptile section has Pythons, Snakes, Land Tortoises, Terrapins, Water Monitor Lizards, Monitor Lizards etc. Elephant, Bison, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Nilgai, Barking Deer and Thamin Deer are the collection in Herbivores section.
A varied collection of birds from the Eastern ghats in the large walk-through aviaries is a special attraction in the Zoo. Grey Pelicans, Rosy Pelicans, Pied Horn bills, Painted Storks, Peacocks, Ducks, other ground birds and little beautiful love birds, Budgerigars, and Cockateels form the bird collection in the Zoo.