Yogi Adityanath

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath Set To Name 2 Leopard Cubs At Gorakhpur Zoo

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath is scheduled to name two leopard cubs at Gorakhpur zoo, and will also let a white tigress into the main enclosure of the zoo. Reportedly, the white tigress Geeta, was brought in around two and a half months ago, and the move comes amid the ongoing wildlife week celebrations at the zoo. The CM’s program is scheduled on October 5, and all preparations are underway.

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 01:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath, Wildlife Week Celebrations, zoo

Courtesy: ANI

Madras Crocodile Park

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PIL Seeking Stoppage Of Transfer Of 1K Crocs From Madras Crocodile Park Filed In Madras HC

A PIL has been filed in the Madras HC seeking to stop the transfer of 1,000 crocodiles from Madras Crocodile Park to Greens Zoological, Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Gujarat. The petitioner A Viswanathan, stated that the said facility in Gujarat has a 7,300 square meter area, which can only accomodate 56 crocodiles. He further sought the court to order a CBI probe into the irregularities in granting such permissions.

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PIL, Madras HC, Crocodile Park, Gujarat, zoo

Courtesy: The Times Of India


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Watermelon, Cucumber Served To Animals To Beat Heat At Tanday Park: J&K

In Jammu and Kashmir's Tanday park, arrangments have been made for the animals to beat the scorching heat this summer. Reportedly, watermelon, cucumber and green fodder are served to the animals, along with 24 hour water supply. A forest guard also stated that they sprinkle water on the sheds to them cool them down. Tanday park is home to spotted deers, barking deers, a goral deer, reptiles and other animals.

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 06:14 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Tanday Park, J&K, heatwave, zoo, Wildlife

Courtesy: ANI

The National Zoological Park

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Delhi Zoo To Reopen For Public From March 1

The Delhi zoo authorities informed that the National Zoological Park is all set to reopen from March 1, with an online ticket system. Amid the rise in Covid-19 cases, on January 5, the zoo was shut down. Now, following the strict Covid-19 guidelines Delhi zoo will reopen. The National Zoological Park of Delhi is a great attraction for tourists to see varied species of reptiles, birds, and mammals. 

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 09:41 PM / by Madhvi Jha

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

Courtesy: The Times of India

Tiger at zoological park

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All Animals In Chennai's Vandalur Zoo Test COVID-19 Negative, Confirms Authorities

In Chennai's Arignar Anna Zoological Park at Suburban Vandalur, all the animals are said to be COVID-19 negative. The tests were conducted after 70 staff of the zoo tested positive for COVID-19. Reportedly, the tests were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD). Meanwhile, the zoological park has been temporarily closed from January 17.

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 09:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chennai, Covid-19, Animal COVID-19, Tamil Nadu, zoo

Courtesy: The Hindu

Heater and blankets given to animals in Zoo

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Lucknow Zoo Installs Heaters For Animals Amid Winter

Lucknow's Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, on December 21, took precautionary measures for animals, amid winter. They installed heaters and provided blankets to animals for surviving the freezing weather. "As winter sets in, we start giving more nutrition-rich food to animals and make arrangements for them to cope up with the cold weather," said the Zoo Deputy Director Utkarsh Shukla. On December 21, Lucknow reported 8°Celsius… read-more

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 02:58 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: zoo, Lucknow, Cold Spell, Utkarsh Shukla, Python

Courtesy: ANI

Jay Brewer, Tarantula

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Viral Video: Tarantula Pops Out Of Zookeeper's Mouth

Zookeeper Jay Brewer posted a video on Instagram, in which a tarantula was seen popping out of his mouth. The video was no less than horrifying, and definitely matched up with the spooky Halloween season. "Things are getting a little weird around here since Halloween is almost here", the caption of the video read. Moreover, the spooky… read-more

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Halloween, zoo, Viral video, trending video, Instagram Reels

Courtesy: India Today


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Belgian Woman Claims 'Affair' With Chimpanzee; Zoo Authorities Ban Entry

Belgian woman Adie Timmermans's unconditional love for a 38-year-old chimpanzee named 'Chita' led her to be banned from visiting the Antwerp Zoo. Responding to the question of zoo authorities, she said that she is having an affair with Chita. However, the authorities were concerned about the chimpanzee as the other monkeys ignore him and don't consider him as a part of their group.

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Chimpanzee, Belgium, zoo, monkey

Courtesy: WION

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

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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