Lumpy Skin Disease

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BMC Takes Serious Note Of Lumpy Skin Disease Amongst Cattles

Amid the spread of lumpy skin disease in cattle, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) adopted precautionary measures for animals. Notably, the BMC teams consisting of officers and employees will start visiting various cattle sheds in Mumbai, and issuing notices to cattle shed owners. The BCM officials will also see if cattle sheds are unclean and provide medical treatment to the animals found infected with the diseases.

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 11:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: animals, Cattle Shed, Lumpy Skin Disease, BMC, alert

Delhi HC

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Delhi HC Sends Notice To Centre For Guidance On Anti-Rabies Vaccination, Animal Birth Control

Delhi High Court released notice to Centre and its agencies on July 28 seeking instruction for anti-rabies vaccination, birth control of animals, and monitoring of animal health and public safety. HC requested response from Ministry of Home Affairs, Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), and other agencies while scheduling detailed hearing on November 9, 2022.… read-more

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 10:05 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, anti-rabies vaccination, Delhi High Court, animals, birth control

Courtesy: ANI

Kevadia Jungle Safari

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53 Exotic Animals & Birds Die In Kevadia Jungle Safari: Gujarat

Around 53 out of 163 animals and birds that were brought from different states and foreign countries died inside the Kevadia jungle safari, in Gujarat. In addition, around Rs 5.47 crore were spent in three years on buying these animals and birds. Notably, around 8.37 lakh people visited the Kevadia jungle safari and an income of over Rs 15.73 crore was generated in 2020 and 2021.

Sat, 19 Mar 2022 - 05:54 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: environment, Kevadia jungle safari, animals, Birds, Death

Courtesy: India Today

Rhianos got stuck due to water.

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13 Animals Die Due To Flood In Assam's Kaziranga Park 

As per the Assam government, Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve have recorded 13 deaths due to floods that include 9 Hog deer, two swamp Deer, one python, and a Cap Langur. Meanwhile, three animals were also rescued. Reportedly, the Flood has impacted 950 villages in 21 districts of Assam, and the water level at Nimatighat, Dhansirimukh, and Tezpur are still a threat to people's lives.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Assam floods, Assam, Kaziranga National Park, animals

Courtesy: Ani News

Deer

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US Reports First SARS-CoV-2 Case In Deer

The US Department of Agriculture reported SARS-CoV-2's first case in wild white-tailed deer. "We do not know how the deer were exposed to SARS-CoV-2. It’s possible they were exposed through people, the environment, other deer, or another animal species," said Lyndsay Cole, the spokesperson of USDA. The previous month, USDA reported that white-tailed deer in Illinois, Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania got infected with SARS-CoV-2.

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 08:54 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Wildlife , United States, Covid -19, animals

Courtesy: Reuters

Oakland Zoo in USA has started vaccinating its animals.

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Oakland Zoo's Ginger, Molly Becomes First Tigers To Get Vaccinated

Amid the ongoing menace of the coronavirus, tigers 'Ginger' and 'Molly' have become the first animals to get the vaccine at the Oakland Zoo in the USA's Califonia on July 3. However, none of the animals have contracted the virus but the zoo must be protected, said Alex Herman, the vice president of veterinary services. Moreover, the authorities have decided to vaccinate 'Primates and pigs' in the next lot.

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 11:23 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Oakland Zoo, Tiger, animals, vaccine, zoo

Courtesy: India Today

A Buddhist monk in China has saved thousands of animals in Shanghai.

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Buddhist Monk In China Saves Thousands Of Stray Animals

Zhi Xiang, a 51-year-old Buddhist monk has rescued over 1000 animals in and around Shanghai, by taking care of them at his monastery. Xiang's crusade started with rescuing cats hit by cars on the streets of Shanghai. Soon enough, he began taking in dogs and other stray animals as well. At his monastery, Xiang has over 8000 animals who have been rescued and rehabilitated by him.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 10:03 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Shanghai, Buddhist, China, animals

Courtesy: WION News

Representational image

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At Least 8 Asiatic Lions In Hyderabad Zoo Test COVID Positive

In a shocking incident, at least eight Asiatic lions in Hyderabad's Nehru Zoological Park have contracted the COVID-19. Reportedly, the zoo officials observed COVID-like symptoms in the lions and conducted an RT-PCR test after which the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology on April 29 confirmed about the positive results. Meanwhile, zoo director Dr Siddhanand Kukrety said, "The lions are doing well." This is the first such case in… read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 01:24 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: lions, zoo, Coronavirus, animals, Hyderabad

deli court

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Make Rules For Species Not Covered Under WPA, 1972: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has asked the central government to frame rules for exotic species that are not protected under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Filed by animal rights group 'PETA', the plea sought a status for a rescued hippopotamus. Moreover, the court directed the authorities to permanently keep the hippo in a Jamnagar facility. Reportedly, the hippo was found in poor health from an Asiad circus.

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 02:39 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Wildlife , hippo, animals, Delhi High Court

Courtesy: Down To Earth

 National Zoological Park

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Delhi Zoo Reopens After An Year, Witness 1,600 Visitors On Day 1

Delhi’s National Zoological Park on April 1 witnessed over 1600 visitors as it reopened after being shut for almost a year due to the pandemic. Zoo director Ramesh Pandey informed that 483 tickets worth Rs 1.18 lakh were sold as the visitors came in two shifts. Ensuring social distancing and opening more entry points, the officials are also assessing captive animals' reactions on seeing people after over a year. 

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 - 10:55 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Delhi, zoo, Covid-19, animals, delhi national zoological park

Courtesy: Indian Express