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World Bank team satisfied with Animal Rescue Centre at Visakhapatnam zoo

Visiting the butterfly park the team had taken note of every effort put into the butterfly life cycle and habitat.

Published: 23rd January 2017 03:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd January 2017 03:22 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

VISAKHAPATNAM: The teams of Smithsonian Institution and the World Bank visited Animal Rescue Centre as a part of their Vizag Zoo tour on Sunday and appreciated the secured system and structure of Animal Rescue Centre and found that the animal care was satisfactory.

The teams later visited Wild Dog Breeding Centre, carnivore enclosures and other facilities. They went to the herbivore enclosure housing elephants, sambars, deer and Indian gaurs to observe the facilities. While visiting the butterfly park, the team had taken note of every effort put into the butterfly life cycle and habitat. “They have extended their initiative and inputs towards reintroduction plan of wild dog into the Eastern Ghats with the coordination of Centre of Cellular Molecular Biology,” said B Vijaya Kumar, the Zoo curator. 

CCMB scientist Umapathy said that their support would be extended as and when required.



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