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Coolers, sheds, mangos…beating summer blues at Delhi Zoo


May 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The coolers are on as are the water sprinklers. Bread is off the menu and kheer, melon, cucumber and ayurvedic medicines have been brought in. ... Read more...

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No anthrax at Delhi zoo: Officials


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi zoo authorities Wednesday denied the spread of anthrax after a rhinoceros died here last week. Even as over 20 zoo employees are still under ... Read more...

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Delhi zoo looks at better upkeep - with its own revenue


February 10th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) There is good news for the Delhi zoo that attracts nearly 8,000 visitors every weekend and houses over 1,000 varieties of animals and birds, but ... Read more...

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1,000 chicks chirp as storks visit Delhi zoo


December 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A steady stream of chirping fills the air in the city's zoo these days, where two of the three ponds have been taken over by ... Read more...

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No romance for Delhi zoo’s bears, deer this winter


November 20th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) It will be a cold and lonely winter for Delhi Zoo's bears and deer population as the authorities have segregated the male and female of ... Read more...

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Delhi Zoo becomes virtual island, agencies pass buck


September 11th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Life in the city may have returned to normal after Friday's torrential rains but Delhi Zoo is still a virtually island, while the authorities pass ... Read more...

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100 animals died in Delhi Zoo last year


August 29th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) More than 100 animals died in Delhi Zoo last year. In all, nearly 3,000 animals died in zoos across the country in the same period, ... Read more...

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Two more blackbucks die in Raipur


August 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 9 (IANS) Two more blackbucks brought to the zoo here from Delhi have died, and zoo officials say the merciless heat is to blame.Dozens of villagers living close ... Read more...

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The only white tigress of Patna zoo dies


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) The only white tigress of Patna zoo died after prolonged illness, an official said Sunday.Tejaswani died Saturday due to a blockage in her intestines as revealed ... Read more...

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Coolers, sprinklers, glucose to help Delhi Zoo beat heat


May 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Fifty coolers are in place as are special thatched roofs and sprinklers, potatoes have gone off the menu, and melons, cucumbers and mangoes have made ... Read more...

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US applauds India-Pakistan talks


March 29th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The US Tuesday applauded the talks between the Indian and Pakistani home secretaries and said the negotiations "combined with cricket diplomacy and people-to-people ties" can ... Read more...

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Delhi Zoo a death trap, court told


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a reply from the central government on a public interest litigation by a law student who said that the National Zoological ... Read more...

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Rising deer population a headache for Delhi Zoo


December 30th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Officials at the Delhi Zoo are racking their brains trying to find housing for its burgeoning deer population as they are running out of enclosures to accommodate ... Read more...

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Decline in number of winged visitors to Delhi zoo


December 21st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) From a few thousands in the 1980s to a few hundreds now, the number of migratory birds visiting Delhi zoo in winter has dropped drastically. ... Read more...

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Now, pay double to enter Delhi Zoo


September 30th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Very soon visitors to the Delhi zoo will have to shell out extra money as the authorities there are planning to double the entry fee.According to zoo ... Read more...

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Blame game begins over Delhi Zoo blackbucks’ deaths


September 28th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A blame game has begun over the deaths of 10 blackbucks in the Delhi Zoo, with zoo authorities Tuesday blaming the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) for contaminated ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide in Delhi zoo


May 5th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman Wednesday committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan in the staff quarters of the Delhi zoo, police said. Nisha's father-in-law is an employee of ... Read more...

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12 animals died in Delhi zoo since October 2009


March 8th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) At least 12 animals have died in the Delhi Zoo since October last year, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday. "As per information received from the director, National ... Read more...

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Court acquits youth of murder charges


November 30th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday upheld the order of a lower court acquitting a youth for the murder of a girl at the Delhi zoo in 2004. Appreciating ... Read more...

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Zoo-bred Asiatic lions for Madhya Pradesh jungles?


October 6th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) The king of the jungle may yet roam the forests of Madhya Pradesh, with the state now planning to borrow and breed zoo lions for the ... Read more...

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American Jaguar dies in Orissa zoo


February 5th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) The only American Jaguar in Orissa's Nandankanan Zoo has died of complications related to old age, officials said Thursday."The male animal was 21 years and nine months old. ... Read more...

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Another white tigress dies in Bhopal


June 30th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) Yet another white tigress has died at the Van Vihar National Park here, an official said Thursday. Park veterinarian Atul Gupta said the tigress, Kiku, "was a paralytic ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh sanctuary to get Asiatic lions from Hyderabad


June 25th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 25 (IANS) A sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh that has been identified as an alternative habitat for the endangered Asiatic lion is to soon to get the first of ... Read more...

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Capital gets quarantine facility for wild animals


March 7th, 2008 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Leopards, jackals, snakes and other wild animals straying into human habitations in states neighbouring the capital will now be kept at a special quarantine facility being constructed ... Read more...

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