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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

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Pakistan probes smuggling of wild animals from Tanzania


June 11th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan has launched an investigation into the alleged smuggling of wild animals, including elephants and lions, from Tanzania in southeastern Africa.The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) launched ... Read more...

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China loans two pandas to Canada


February 12th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has loaned two rare giant pandas to Canada for a research program.The Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) Saturday signed an agreement with two Canadian ... Read more...

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Aurangabad tigress gifted to Jamshedpur’s Tata Zoological Park


December 11th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Anup SinhaJamshedpur (Jharkhand), Dec.11 (ANI): The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation Zoo located in Maharashtra gifted a tigress to the Tata Zoological Park in Jamshedpur.Rita, a beautiful striped feline beauty, arrived at Jamshedpur ... Read more...

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West Bengal sets up new zoo authority


October 30th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) A zoo authority has been set in West Bengal to control the two largest zoos in the state, an official said here Saturday.The Alipore Zoological Gardens in the ... Read more...

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Alipore Zoo’s 60 spotted deer to be sent to Sunderban Park


August 7th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Aug 7 (ANI): Alipore zoo authorities here have decided to release 60 spotted deer into Sunderbans Tiger Reserve to improve the food supply of Bengal tigers, which usually strayinto ... Read more...

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Zoo gears up for monsoon season in Bihar


July 29th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarPatna, July 29 (ANI): Authorities of the Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological Gardens in Patna, Bihar have started cleaning up the zoo enclosures to prevent insects from breeding during the ... Read more...

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Now, coolers, glucose and vitamins for Patna Zoo inmates


April 19th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarPatna, April (ANI): Special arrangements to protect inmates at the Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological Gardens in Patna have been made following the heat wave in the western, northern and ... Read more...

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Nagpur’s Maharajabagh zoo celebrates birthday of three tigers


January 24th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Jan 24 (ANI): The birthday of three tigers was celebrated at the Maharajabagh zoo here.These striped feline beauties, bubbling with energy, were rescued from the wild, a year ago.To hail the ... Read more...

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Andhra Govt. to translocate captive elephants from zoos, circuses to national parks


December 27th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Dec.27 (ANI): In a move which may draw appreciation of animal lovers, Andhra Pradesh government has decided to translocate captive elephants from zoos and circuses to national parks and ... Read more...

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Seven stolen marmosets recovered from Durg


August 29th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS) Seven of the eight rare Brazilian monkeys (common marmosets), which were stolen from Alipore Zoological Gardens here on Aug 9, have been recovered from Durg in Chhattisgarh, the ... Read more...

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Lucknow zoo takes up breeding of famed white tigers


August 11th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Aug 11 (ANI): In an attempt to conserve the famous white tigers and increase their numbers, the authorities of the Lucknow zoo have initiated a programme to breed these striped feline ... Read more...

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Rare monkeys stolen from 133-yr-old zoo


August 10th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IBNS) Eight rare Brazilian monkeys (common marmosets) have been stolen from Alipore Zoological Gardens here, and that too in presence of 14 security guards, said zoo officials Monday.This is ... Read more...

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Tie a rakhi, protect trees for life


August 5th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) In a novel way to promote environmental awareness on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, a Lucknow zoo Wednesday asked its visitors to tie a rakhi around a tree ... Read more...

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Tiny tots mark Friendship Day with animals and trees at Jamshedpur zoo


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaJamshedpur, Aug.2 (ANI): In a unique expression of love and friendship, many Kindergarten students tied ribbons as friendship bands to animals and trees at a Jamshedpur zoo to mark ... Read more...

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Cause with a ‘Wild’ Twist


April 7th, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghThe cause for animal rights that is finding expression at the Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens in Lucknow is one of a kind. Contrary to the hohallah that animal rights ... Read more...

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Kolkata zoo gets rare attractions


April 28th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Zoo visitors in Kolkata will now get to see white peafowls, open-billed storks and hamadryas baboons at Alipore Zoological Gardens. "We brought 11 pairs of various birds and ... Read more...

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