Latest News for: Delhi zoo


Delhi: Naming inmates? No ostrich approach here

The Times of India 01 Dec 2021
Delhi ... Delhi on toes ... NEW DELHI ... As Delhi zoo has received many new species since August and a few old inmates do not have a name, the staff has been busy searching for the best names for the animals ... Sonali Ghosh, director, Delhi zoo, said, “Giving a name to an animal is a part of positive reinforcement exercise ... The zoo has 92 species,” said Ghosh.

Record visitors at Byculla zoo, entry closed at 4 pm

Indian Express 30 Nov 2021
A record 16,503 people visited Byculla zoo on Sunday, forcing the management to close the entry gates at 4 pm due to Covid-19 concerns. The zoo reopened to the public on November 1 after being shut for eight months due to the pandemic ... Over the weekend, the zoo recorded a footfall of 26,297 ... Byculla Zoo ... Delhi News Live.

Farmers’ protest finishes a year: Full house at Tikri border, farmers say will wait for ...

Indian Express 26 Nov 2021
A large number of farmers who went to Delhi’s borders Friday to mark the first anniversary of their agitation have decided to stay put till the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) decides the next course of action ... “We used to think Delhi was very far away ... For all the latest Delhi News, download Indian Express App.

Netizens furious after visuals emerge of animals starving to death in Karachi Zoo

The Siasat Daily 24 Nov 2021
New Delhi. Pakistani social media users are angry and asking their government to shut down all zoos if they do not have money to provide food to animals in cages. In a viral video clip, in a Karachi Zoo, a very weak lion was seen ... “We have no right to zoos if this is how we treat animals. Karachi Zoo fails to pay food suppliers.

The ‘oldest’ member of Delhi’s Nehru Park: Ullu ka ped, or the owl tree

Indian Express 24 Nov 2021
The maharukh is on a list of 16 trees that the Delhi government had intended to declare as ‘heritage’ a few years ago ... The leaves and bark of the deciduous tree are used as a tonic for fever, bronchitis and dyspepsia, Pradip Krishen writes in his book Trees of Delhi ... The ‘oldest’ member of Delhi’s Nehru Park ... Delhi HCDelhi.

The great lonely heart

Indian Express 23 Nov 2021
Here, in these arid climes, he was given a name, Shankar, and a home, an enclosure at the Delhi Zoo ... The Delhi Zoo has stopped accepting such “gifts” ... Whether or not they succeed, the loneliness of Delhi’s only African elephant will continue to ask troubling questions of the cost sentient beings pay for human pride ... Africa delhi elephant Zimbabwe.

Man arrested in firing case: Delhi court points to inconsistencies, raps police

Indian Express 22 Nov 2021
A Delhi court has pulled up Delhi Police in connection with the arrest of one Rohit Gehlot in connection with a firing case in Najafgarh ... Delhi. Four held for trying to extort Rs 1 crore from businessmanDelhi zoo explores getting a mate — or a ticket home — for its lone African elephantBetween Oct 8-Nov 11 ... Delhi News Live.

Delhi zoo explores getting a mate — or a ticket home — for its lone ...

Indian Express 21 Nov 2021
Shankar, a 27-year-old African elephant, is the only one of its kind at the Delhi Zoo ... The Delhi Zoo is now exploring options to end its prolonged isolation. “This was a diplomatic gift, and since then wisdom has prevailed and we have stopped getting African elephants as gifts,” said Sonali Ghosh, Director, Delhi Zoo.

Hyderabad's AQI improves following rain spell

The Times of India 17 Nov 2021
According to figures from the Telangana State Pollution Control Board, as of November 12, AQI at Bolarum was 138, University of Hyderabad was 121, ICRISAT was 137, Pashmylaram was 144, Sanathnagar was 182 and Zoo Park was 156 ... Sanathnagar and 79 at Zoo Park ... SC on Delhi pollution.

BMC again extends term of agency for maintenance of Byculla zoo penguin enclosure

Indian Express 15 Nov 2021
With the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) administration reviewing the Rs 15-crore tender for maintenance of Byculla zoo’s penguin enclosure for three years following opposition from corporators, the existing agency’s term has been extended for the second time since October ... Byculla Zoo Mumbai ... Delhi News Live Updates.

Heroes of our time: Meet Indians making a difference

Hindustan Times 15 Nov 2021
In times of bad news — disaster and distress in Chennai, smog in Delhi, the Yamuna covered in toxic foam — the Padma Shri awards handed out this week were a reminder, even in such an age, of the power of one ... Even on his visit to Delhi, he ended up rolling up his sleeves. A pachyderm at the zoo needed its tusks removed.

Clearing the air: Straw could be saviour too

The Times of India 01 Nov 2021
NEW DELHI ... However, Delhi zoo officials said that paddy straws of great use to them ... Sonali Ghosh, director, Delhi zoo, said, “It is breeding season for brow antlered-deer, who use paddy straw for comfort and safety ... Delhi zoo currently houses 92 species of animals and birds with a total population of around 1,200.

In pics: 3 lions, 2 tigresses get named at Delhi zoo

The Times of India 10 Oct 2021
TNN ... FacebookTwitterLinkedinEmail ... Read MoreRead Less ... Delhi zoo got the lions last month from Sakkarbaug for breeding purpose under an animal exchange programme ... The Union minister, who participated in the valedictory ceremony of the wildlife week at the zoo, also planted native tree species of Gujarat near their enclosure ... Top Comment ... .

Black kite with satellite tag and new arrivals at the Delhi zoo – Delhi | ...

TeluguStop 09 Oct 2021
New Delhi, Oct 9 . Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) Ashwini Kumar Choubey released a Black ki. Read More. ....

On Navratri, lion and lionesses named as Maheswar, Maha Gowri, Shailja

The Times of India 09 Oct 2021
Delhi zoo got the lion and lionesses last month from Sakkarbaug for breeding purpose under an animal exchange programme.