Delhi zoo

Gujarat gives Delhi zoo one lion and two lionesses

One lion and two lionesses were brought from Kevadia and Sakkarbaug in Gujarat, and Delhi in return, will give two hippopotamuses to the western state.

published on : 28th September 2021

Delhi zoo plans to get female ostrich from Southern India

According to a study conducted by scientists CCMB, IIT Roorkee, the flightless bird ostrich is native to Africa, however, the study claimed that it inhabited India about 25,000 years ago.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Indian Forest Service officer Dr Sonali Ghosh is new Director of Delhi Zoo

Ramesh Pandey, an IFS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre of 1996 batch, has been appointed as the Inspector General- Forest under Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

published on : 17th August 2021

Delhi zoo reopens after being temporarily shut during second Covid wave

The Delhi zoo is likely to get three lions for breeding purposes from Gujarat under an animal exchange programme and three tigers from Nagpur and Chennai.

published on : 1st August 2021

450 animals died in Delhi zoo in 3 years, reveals RTI reply 

In the last three years, the National Zoological Park located in the national capital has lost around 450 animals, including tigers, lions and others, revealed an RTI.

published on : 28th July 2021

Delhi zoo to reopen next month with online sale of tickets

Delhi zoo will reopen from next month, with online booking of tickets commencing from the end of July, informed the administration on Monday. 

published on : 27th July 2021

With strict protocols in place, Delhi Zoo to reopen on August 1

A total of 1500 visitors will be allowed in each slot.

published on : 26th July 2021

COVID-19: Delhi zoo sends samples of animals to IVRI as 'precautionary measure'

Zoo Director Ramesh Pandey said all protocols are being followed as per the guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority.

published on : 7th May 2021

Delhi Zoo: A world of its own

The recently reopened city zoo is being well-received for its additions such as new entrant species, wall art, selfie point... reveals zoo director

published on : 14th April 2021

Closed throughout 2020-21 due to COVID, bird flu, Delhi zoo sees animal deaths fall to three-year low

The zoo reopened to the public on Thursday after remaining shut for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic and bird flu.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Delhi zoo reopens after a year, welcomes 1,645 visitors

Before the reopening, Zoo Director Ramesh Kumar Pandey informed that preparations are being made to welcome the visitors back after a long time. 

published on : 2nd April 2021

Delhi zoo to bring three more tigers

The Delhi zoo may soon get three tigers from Chennai and Nagpur for “breeding purposes” under an animal exchange programme, officials have said.

published on : 29th March 2021