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Two crocodiles sneak out of Delhi zoo enclosure, brought back by staff

Indian Express 29 Sep 2023
With a breach in their enclosure, two crocodiles at the Delhi zoo made their way out on Wednesday and had to be brought back ... Delhi zoo director Akanksha Mahajan said, \u201cAn agency was working through the Civil Construction Unit (CCU).

Uninterrupted footpaths, cycle tracks and table-top crossings: The new Mathura Road

Indian Express 29 Sep 2023
Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has granted approval for the walkability plan in the area that houses the Purana Qila, Pragati Maidan and Delhi Zoo ... The area, where vehicles enter the zoo, currently experiences significant traffic jams on Mathura Road. Initially, there was a suggestion to maintain the zoo's original entrance location.

Much ado at Delhi zoo as two crocodiles escape enclosure

Hindustan Times 28 Sep 2023
Two juvenile marsh crocodiles escaped their enclosures at the Delhi zoo throwing authorities into a panic on Wednesday, officials said on Thursday, adding that the reptiles were safely rescued and returned to their enclosures. Zoo officials said the marsh crocodiles were found before the zoo opened for the public.

LG clears walkability plans for Purana Qila, Pragati Maidan, Delhi zoo

Hindustan Times 28 Sep 2023
Lieutenant governor (LG) VK Saxena on Wednesday approved proposals for walkability plans in areas around Purana Qila, Pragati Maidan and Delhi zoo, officials said ... The meeting also approved the construction of two railway overbridges (ROBs) and one railway underbridge (RUB) in areas of outer Delhi to decongest traffic at these locations.

Enhancing connectivity and infrastructure! DDA approves multi-modal integration plans for metro stations, walkability plan of area near Purana Qila

Financial Express 28 Sep 2023
These decisions encompassed multi-modal integration plans for metro stations at Tis Hazari, Rithala, and Seelampur, as well as a comprehensive walkability plan for the vicinity surrounding prominent landmarks such as Purana Qila, the ITPO complex, and Delhi Zoo ... Delhi to Mumbai.

Shankar, Delhi zoo\u2019s \u2018lonely\u2019 African elephant, turns aggressive, officials step in to calm him down

Indian Express 23 Sep 2023
The Delhi Zoo has recently had to deal with an instance of Shankar, the zoo\u2019s only African wild-caught elephant, getting aggressive, necessitating medical intervention to prevent it from harming itself ... The wall was near the keeper\u2019s gallery,\u201d said Akanksha Mahajan, Director, Delhi zoo.

PMC invites fresh bids to bring Zebras at Katraj Zoo

Hindustan Times 20 Sep 2023
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has invited bids from different firms to identify and facilitate bringing Zebras to the Katraj Zoo in the city ... The PMC-run Katraj Zoo put forward a proposal to the Central Zoo Authority of India (CZAI), New Delhi, requesting these exotic species.

Delhi zoo approaches IRCTC to run its canteen

Hindustan Times 11 Sep 2023
However, the canteen at the Delhi zoo has been shut since October 2022, which means guests are forced to spend their day at the zoological park without being able to eat or drink anything ... However, a licensing fee is mandatory for the Delhi zoo.

NTCA approves expansion of three tiger reserves in Rajasthan: Official

Hindustan Times 05 Sep 2023
The big cat population in Rajasthan has reached around 120. (PTI file image) ... The area we have done and doing; the prey base is being increased and blackbucks and chitals are brought from Delhi Zoo to MHTR; and four tigresses are being shifted to other reserves from RTR, two to Ramgarh, one each to MHTR and Sariska,” he said ... ....

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