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 direc... read more
An exchange of animals between National Zoological Park in Delhi and Chhattisgarh’s Nandan Van zoo has gone horribly wrong, with the former alleging that two leopards it got from Naya Raipur are not those it had been promised. read more
While the onset of monsoon in Maharashtra has caused havoc and disrupted routine life across the state, this Asiatic Elephant along with other residents of the Delhi Zoo has been eagerly waiting for relief as Delhi’s dry spell continues unabated.
The shifting of the deer took place when Delhi was reeling under searing heat; the complaint also states that the guidelines of the CZA mentions that transportation and shifting of animals should be avoided during extreme weather conditions. read more
These two tigers are exhausted, they’ve been busy for almost 5 days trying to make a new generation. Keepers say the pair have mated up to nine times a day. Though they look different, they’re the same tiger species. They’re Royal Bengal Tigers. But Nirbhaya, the female, has a white coat because of a recessive gene. In-breeding of white tigers around the world has resulted in genetic problems, such as cleft palates and scoliosis and mental impairments. By joining Nirbhaya and the male, Karan, Delhi Zoo directors hope to avoid these potential ailments. Now we have to wait until October to see if Nirbhaya and Karan were a success. (Manon Verchot)read more
In a rare event, a Sambar fawn is being hand raised by Delhi zookeepers. It is more than a month-old now and zoo officials are waiting for the day when the fawn will be reunited with its herd read more
The National Zoological Park in New Delhi on Wednesday launched perambulator services for parents visiting the zoo with toddlers. The service will be provided free of cost on a first-come-first-serve basis. Soon after the service was launched, at least... read more