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Third tiger cub at Patna zoo also dead


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) All three tiger cubs born at the Patna Zoological Park July 31 have died within a week, succumbing to infection, a zoo official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

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Another tiger cub dies in Bihar


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of another tiger cub in the Patna Zoological Park here has shocked zoo officials and wildlife lovers as only last month one of the ... Read more...

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Tiger cub dies, two others critical


August 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Patna Zoological Park had reason to celebrate in July after tigress Swarna gave birth to three cubs. Just a month later, however, there is a ... Read more...

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Three lion cubs die at Chhattisgarh zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Three new-born lion cubs at the famous Nandan Van on the outskirts of the Chhattisgarh capital died Friday, shocking animal lovers and zoo officials.A senior zoo ... Read more...

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Panda gives birth to sixth cub at San Diego zoo


July 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 20 year old panda Bai Yun has set a record by giving birth to its sixth cub at the San Diego zoo. Officials opine that ... Read more...

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Ape injures girl after escaping from zoo


July 16th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A five-year-old girl was injured when one of the five apes that escaped from a German zoo attacked her. A spokeswoman for the zoo has confirmed the ... Read more...

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Citta the elephant predicts Polish win over Russia


June 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland will beat leaders Russia in their Euro 2012 Group A clash on Tuesday, at least according to Citta, a fortune-tellng elephant, local Polish ... 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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Silver Pheasant’s sex change stuns zoo


April 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) In a rare and a first-of-its-kind phenomenon, a Silver Pheasant, a bird belonging to the peacock family, has changed its sex from female to a male.Confirming ... Read more...

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Zoo seeks match for female zebras


March 1st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) The Prince of Wales zoo here has a new task cut out for itself - finding a matrimonial match for two of its female inmates - ... Read more...

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Dead tiger to be stuffed, put on display at Honduran zoo


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) A Bengal tiger donated by a Mexican circus to the Tegucigalpa zoo last year was put down after sustaining a hip injury. It will now be ... 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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Odisha orders probe into five tiger cubs’ death


November 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) The Odisha government Monday ordered a probe to find out if the death of five tiger cubs' in a zoo here Nov 18 was due to ... 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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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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Peacock escapes from Central Park zoo


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at NYC’s Central Zoo are waiting for an escaped peacock to return to its enclosure. The colorful bird does not pose any danger to ... Read more...

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Rare zebra-donkey hybrid born in Xiamen Haicang Zoo


July 6th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare creature made of half-donkey and half-zebra has been born in China. The animal was born last Sunday at a zoo which is located in the ... Read more...

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Black bucks’ death: Court issues notice to MCD


May 27th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) More than seven months after over two dozen black bucks at Delhi's National Zoological Park died after drinking contaminated water mixed with back-flowing storm water, ... Read more...

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White bear dies of epilepsy at zoo


April 28th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) The lone white bear at Chhattisgarh's Kanan Pendari zoo that was very popular with visitors has died of epilepsy, zoo officials said Thursday.The bear named Sikandar ... Read more...

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Bronx Zoo name their missing cobra as Mia


April 8th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bronx, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at the Bronx Zoo has chosen the name Mia from a list of 33,000 others for the cobra that went missing two weeks back. The officials ... Read more...

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Egyptian cobra escapes from Bronx zoo


March 29th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bronx, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at the Bronx Zoo have closed an exhibition after an Egyptian cobra escaped from its enclosure. The animal is highly poisonous and officials took the first ... Read more...

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Brain problems killed Knut the polar bear, says Berlin zoo


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): Berlin Zoo officials have claimed that Knut the polar bear died of unspecified brain problems.The 4-year-old celebrity polar bear collapsed in his containment on Saturday in front ... Read more...

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Fake tiger escape drill carried out in Japanese zoo


February 24th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese zoo officials wanted to test the reaction of the staff in case a dangerous animal escapes.They staged a fake tiger escape drill to test the reaction ... Read more...

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Cross Eyed Opossum Heidi Becomes Famous


January 12th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heidi is a name, that is the current buzz in the internet all over the world. Although it is an opossum, it has managed to gain ... 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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Animals in Aurangabad zoo not fed for two days


December 26th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, Dec.26 (ANI): Animals in the 'Siddharth Garden' zoo were left hungry due to a food shortage occurred following mismanagement by the authorities here on Sunday.The authorities were shifting the ... Read more...

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Orphaned grizzlies sent to the Montana zoo


December 21st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Montana, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The three orphaned Yellowstone grizzly bears that were rescued in Canada after their mother was euphemized by authorities have now been sent to the Montana zoo.The bears ... Read more...

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Bhagwan Birsa Zoo in Jharkhand launches animal adoption programme


November 20th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Ormanjhi (Jharkhand), Nov.20 (ANI): The Bhagwan Birsa Zoo in Jharkhand's Ormanjhi town launched 'Adopt an Animal' programme to involve participation of animal-lovers in the upkeep of the zoo inmates.As per the programme, ... Read more...

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Crocodile found in trench in Hyderabad


November 9th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 8 (IANS) A crocodile was found in a trench on the outskirts of Hyderabad Monday, causing panic among locals, police said.The crocodile was spotted at Kokapet in Nanakram Guda by ... Read more...

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Vizag Zoo now has substantial rock python population


August 16th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyVisakhapatnam, Aug 16 (ANI): The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam now has eleven rare rock pythons to boast about.The substantial increase in the python population is due to a ... Read more...

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Ageing lioness injured in Aurangabad Zoo


August 11th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, Aug 11 (ANI): An ageing lioness is battling for its life after getting injured while being shifted for treatment in Maharashtra.The 21-year-old animal, which belongs to the Aurangabad Zoo, ... Read more...

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Spain bids for Paul the octopus


July 17th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 17 (IANS) The city aquarium in Madrid has launched an audacious bid to bring the "star" of the 2010 FIFA World Cup - Paul the octopus - to the Spanish ... Read more...

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Drunk Man Survives Crocodile Attack!


July 14th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a real pain and embarrassment for a drunkard who wanted to go on a ride with a crocodile! The incident so happened on Monday ... Read more...

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Microchip leads police to Kelli the penguin


July 9th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kelli, the penguin who was abandoned on a city sidewalk have been returned to her Dublin Zoo.The penguin was snatched by pranksters from the zoo ... Read more...

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