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Five tiger cubs die in Odisha’s Nandankanan zoo


November 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Five tiger cubs born three days ago died Friday in Odisha's famed Nandankanan zoo, an official said.The cubs, including one that was white, were born Tuesday ... Read more...

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Orissa zoo launches special summer menu for animals


May 16th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Authorities in Orissa's Nandankanan Zoo have introduced a special summer menu to protect animals from the heat wave with the mercury crossing 45 degrees Celsius in ... Read more...

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Gurgaon civic agency caring for abandoned circus tuskers


April 16th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 16 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) has taken over the custody of two circus elephants abandoned by their owner after he did not get the permit to ... Read more...

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Coolers help zoo animals beat heat


March 19th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Coolers and water sprinklers are being used at Orissa's Nandankanan zoo to protect animals from heat as several towns recorded 35-38 degrees Celsius temperature. "Coolers have been installed in ... Read more...

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Leopard eats own cub in Orissa zoo


February 27th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 27 (IANS) A leopard ate her own cub in an enclosure of the Nandankanan Zoo in Orissa, hampering the captive breeding efforts of the zoo authorities, an official said Saturday. "We ... Read more...

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Animals get blankets in Orissa zoo to beat the cold


January 5th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) Like humans, animals are snuggling up in blankets provided to them by authorities to beat the cold at the Nandankanan zoo in Orissa, an official said Tuesday. "Blankets have ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers refuse to release rare turtle


November 10th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 10 (IANS) Residents of a village in Orissa are refusing to release a rare turtle which they have trapped because they believe it as an incarnation of god, official said ... Read more...

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Villagers worship rare turtle in Orissa


November 7th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers in Orissa's Kendrapada district have been worshipping a rare turtle since Thursday as it has eyes similar to that of a Hindu deity, a forest ... Read more...

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Orissa zoo celebrates tiger cubs’ birthday


October 20th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubanesar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Nandankanan zoo in Orissa Tuesday celebrated the birthday of its two tiger cubs with the cutting of a cake, and serving them a special chicken diet, zoo ... Read more...

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Orissa zoo to celebrate tiger cubs’ birthday


October 19th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) There is a birthday party Tuesday at Orissa's Nandankanan zoo and school children are invited. Officials at the zoo have ordered a special cake for the two tiger ... Read more...

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Orissa zoo gears up for birth of chimpanzee


October 12th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) The officials at Orissa's Nandankanan zoo Monday said they have ensured a healthy environment for the chimpanzee who is expected to give birth to her baby early next ... Read more...

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Tata Indicom adopts white tiger, panther


May 6th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 6 (IANS) Private telecom player Tata Indicom has adopted a white tiger and a panther at the Van Vihar National Park here under the park's 'Adopt an Animal Scheme', ... Read more...

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Konark sun temple voted top Orissa wonder


February 26th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) The world famous 13th century sun temple in Konark has topped a survey of what people consider to be the seven wonders of Orissa. The seven wonders were announced ... 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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Bhopal national park may get two white tigers


January 25th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 25 (IANS) Van Vihar National Park in the Madhya Pradesh capital may soon get a pair of white tigers from the Nandankanan Zoo in Orissa after an approval from the ... Read more...

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Tigress kills her cubs in Orissa’s Nandankanan zoo


January 7th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 7 (IANS) Two rare white tiger cubs were killed by their mother in Orissa's Nandankanan zoo, an official said Wednesday.The two-day-old cubs were found dead by zoo veterinarians Tuesday."It was ... Read more...

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Gifts, cake and a happy birthday for three white tigers! (Lead)


August 1st, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) They may be captive white tigers but Rishi, Sitesh and Prachi turned four years old in style as thousands of people poured into Orissa's Nandankanan zoo to wish ... Read more...

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Three white tigers have a roaring birthday!


August 1st, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Rishi, Sitesh and Prachi may have wondered what the fuss was all about, but the fourth birthday of these endangered white tigers at the Nandankanan zoo here Friday ... Read more...

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A bear hug - and the many tears that followed


June 27th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) They met after nine days at what was a tearful renunion. He fed the one-year-old milk and hugged her tight. And, no, that was not a father meeting ... Read more...

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Law pushes man, child and bear into isolation


June 26th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Keonjhar (Orissa), June 26 (IANS) Mowgli and Baloo the bear may have been the products of Rudyard Kipling's imagination. But this corner of eastern India is playing out its own version of ... Read more...

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Man jailed for keeping bear at home


June 22nd, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) A tribal man in Orissa has been jailed for keeping a sloth bear at his home although he pleaded that he did so simply because the animal refused ... Read more...

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Heat wave sweeps Orissa, four dead


April 22nd, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) With temperatures touching 44 degrees Celsius, a searing heat wave is sweeping across Orissa forcing people indoors in the afternoon. Health officials Tuesday confirmed the deaths of four ... Read more...

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Orissa zoo takes measures to beat the heat


April 15th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Orissa's Nandankanan Zoo has taken several measures like providing cold water and even a special summer menu to its captive animals to protect them from the heat wave ... Read more...

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