May 27, 2021 8:27 am
At least 49 residential units are situated in the outer premises of Model Burail Jail that house more than 130 people, including jail staff. There are at least 40 quarters situated inside the zoo premises.
July 22, 2020 10:28 am
Closed since March 16, officials say the zoo has faced losses worth more than Rs 3 crore.
January 12, 2020 5:32 am
All bird cages have been covered with fiber cloth, jute mats and polythene sheets tightly to save them from the cold wind and the winter rain.
February 03, 2019 4:44 am
The deceased was identified as Jata Shankar, 34, from Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh. He had been suffering from depression. He was mauled to death by a lion and a lioness.
January 23, 2019 7:22 am
Jata Shankar is survived by his wife and two children, Krishna (5) and Nandini (7). He had come from UP about 10 days ago and was staying with his nephew Shailesh Morya in Baltana. Morya, who identified Shankar’s body Tuesday, works for an online sales company.
January 22, 2019 9:52 am
The zoo authorities and police are suspecting, the victim might have been one of the labourers. The rescue team added that they suspect the man who fell prey to the lions could be “mentally unstable”.
June 26, 2017 4:28 am
Zoo officials say the average age of an LTM is 30 year but in the captivity especially in well maintained zoos, captive animal lives more than their average age but LTM is an exceptional case.
April 17, 2016 5:00 am
The zoo has recently welcomed new animals and birds, including ostrich, mouse deer, grey pelicans and star tortoise.
January 14, 2015 4:08 am
The leopard, after being tranquilised, was shifted to the Chhatbir Zoo, said wildlife officials.
June 13, 2014 11:16 am
The website pbforests.gov.in has a link to animal adoption where one can find details like the animals available for adoption.