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Found only in Africa, large herds of such buffaloes are encountered in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Cape buffaloes are known to kill lions and humans and are often tagged as Black Deaths.(HT Photo)

Delhi zoo’s last Cape Buffalo dies after eating plastic

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 06:29 AM IST
In his Independence Day speech this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to avoid using plastic bags and rid themselves of the habit of using single-use plastic by October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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The Chinkara’s conservation status according to International Union for Conservation of Nature is ‘least concerned’ — two categories below vulnerable.(HT Photo / Representative Image)
The Chinkara’s conservation status according to International Union for Conservation of Nature is ‘least concerned’ — two categories below vulnerable.(HT Photo / Representative Image)

Chinkara dies after still birth in Delhi zoo, vet alleges he wasn’t allowed to help

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2018 01:20 PM IST
The chief vet of Delhi zoo, Abhijit Bhawal, who lives in the staff quarters located on the premises, said he was not allowed to attend to the animal when it was in labour. He said he was denied entry into the zoo on a verbal order from the zoo director.
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