zoological park

21 big cats at Chennai's Anna Arignar Zoological Park test negative for COVID

Samples from 21 felids at the Anna Arignar Zoological Park, which were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, have tested negative for Covid-19.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Hand-reared with love, lion cub gets a new life in Odisha

When lioness Bijli couldn’t tend to her 2 cubs, Nandankanan officials decided to hand-rear both of them. 

published on : 23rd January 2022

Leopard at Chennai zoo died because of brain haemorrhage: Postmortem

After 70 zoo staff tested positive for COVID-19, authorities started collecting nasal swab samples of big cats and fourteen samples were collected.

published on : 19th January 2022

Study finds new foraging grounds, routes of gharials 

Wildlife biologists who monitored the endangered species through satellite transmitters saw that the gharials dispersed in both upstream and downstream from the release point at Satkosia gorge.

published on : 12th January 2022

Potholed road near Yercaud foothills puts motorists, pedestrians in peril

The road to the zoological park from Gorimedu, a seven-kilometre stretch, is severely damaged and has not been re-laid for over two years. 

published on : 22nd December 2021

Forest officials to keep vigil after crocodile scare in Guduvanchery near Chennai

Chief Wildlife Warden Shekhar Kumar Niraj has asked the public in the area to keep vigil and report any direct sighting to Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Vandalur.

published on : 29th November 2021

Hyderabad zoo staff rescue youth who tried to jump into lion's den, complaint filed

According to zoo authorities, at around 3.30 pm, a person was crawling across a boulder of the African Lion moat area, where the lions are released in the exhibited enclosure at the park.

published on : 24th November 2021

Surya Tej adopts an owl

The latest addition to the list of animal adopters at the Nehru Zoological Park is Tollywood actor and producer Surya Tej.

published on : 13th November 2021

Nandankanan Zoo to soon get authorised guides for visitors

The licence of the guides in the zoo has not been renewed since 2016 due to which they are being treated as private guides. 

published on : 9th November 2021

Fine for flouting ticket rule in Nandankanan Zoological Park

The zoo has also warned the licensees that their licence to provide service on its premises will be cancelled if such violations are recorded more than thrice. 

published on : 25th October 2021

Hyderabad zoo's albino blackbuck adopted

In this regard, an MoU was handed over to A Nagamani, Deputy Curator, Nehru Zoological Park.

published on : 20th October 2021

Bhubaneswar zoo to have aerial ropeway after a decade

While 12 cabins will be operated, each of these will have the capacity to accommodate three persons. The ticket cost has been fixed at Rs 95 plus GST.

published on : 7th October 2021

Telangana: Mir Alam Tank overflows, Nehru Zoo’s tiger safari zone inundated

However, the recurring issue has forced zoo officials to think of diverting the said overflow via another channel in consultation with the GHMC.

published on : 30th September 2021

Bhubaneswar zoo begins trial of muzzle bags to de-stress gharials during capture

There are instances when the animal sustains injuries whereas the forest staff also get hurt which is why the traditional methods will be chucked if the trial is successful.

published on : 20th September 2021

Odisha: Nandankanan to get eight new guests from Rajasthan

Besides, the zoo has a proposal pending with the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) to bring four female and one male chinkara from Jodhpur in future, said zoo deputy director Sanjeet Kumar.

published on : 12th September 2021
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