Coimbatore, Jan 17 : A pet carnival with some rare species of animals attracted a large number of people on Tuesday in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.
One-day event provided the people of the city a chance to watch many rare species of domesticated animals.
According to the organisers more than 2000 varieties of pet animals from across the globe were on show.
"For the first time in Tamil Nadu we have organised this pet carnival in Coimbatore. Here in this show we have exhibited 2000 varieties of pet animals such a dogs, cats, birds, fish, horse, goats and love birds from all over the world and we also displayed cats from China and Russia in this pet carnival," said Siva, Organiser of the show.
The pets included varieties of dogs, cats, goats, hens and birds of attractive hues like white and grey parrots.
Some people called it a dog show due to predominance of different varieties of pet dogs.
"I liked this dog show very much, here I saw varieties of dogs, cats and parrots etc, which are very nice and beautiful and something different and very much interesting and I am very happy and enjoyed watching these pet animals," said Ranjit, a visitor.
The pet owners came from all over the State to take part in this unique show.
Rare variety of goat with dog face called Beetel attracted a large number of curious visitors.
More than 5000 people visited the show.