Breeding of Water Monitor Lizard | Nandankanan,Odisha
literally meaning "The Garden of Heaven"

Water Monitor lizards are breeding regularly since 2012. Since then 27 births took place in the zoo. Some individuals have given in animal exchange programme to six different zoos of India including Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park, Ranchi, MC Zoological Park, Punjab, National Zoological Park, New Delhi, Madrass Crocdile Bank Trust, Chennai, Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad and Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai. In 2018, the zoo has succeeded to hatch the water monitor lizard egg through artificial incubation.