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Delhi Zoo


Lions from Gujarat, star tortoises from Andhra heading to Delhi zoo soon

July 28, 2021 9:02 am

More transfers are in the pipeline. Two tigresses and two sloth bears are likely to be sent from the Gorewada zoo at Nagpur, while a male tiger will be sent from the Chennai zoo.

12 animal samples from Delhi zoo test negative

May 08, 2021 12:43 am

Delhi zoo director Ramesh Pandey said on Friday that all government protocols are being followed at the zoo.

Delhi zoo sees over 1,600 visitors as it reopens after a year

April 02, 2021 7:57 am

Delhi zoo director Ramesh Pandey said people arrived in two shifts lasting four hours each and a total of 483 tickets were sold, amounting to over Rs 1.18 lakh.

Delhi zoo plans to get three tigers from Nagpur, Chennai

March 28, 2021 2:04 am

National Zoological Park director Ramesh Pandey said the tigers would be brought in following an approval from the Central Zoo Authority (CZA).

Shut for over a year, Delhi Zoo will reopen on April 1 — with more animals

March 27, 2021 8:09 am

The zoo was put under bird flu surveillance after a brown fish owl kept in captivity tested positive for avian influenza in January.

Delhi: Akhila, a zoo lioness who suffered from paralysis for 9 years, dies

October 07, 2020 9:37 am

The actual cause of death will be ascertained after post-mortem and visceral examinations.

Delhi zoo’s oldest tiger dies, negative for corona

April 25, 2020 4:24 am

“The tigress, our oldest cat at the zoo, passed away due to renal failure caused by old age, as per the vets at the zoo and tiger specialist Dr A B Shrivastav and his team,” said zoo director Suneesh Buxy.

Delhi Zoo gets a new occupant from Lucknow — a 3-year-old white tiger

January 02, 2020 1:55 pm

Vijay, a three-year-old tiger, described as “huge and aggressive”, came to the zoo from Lucknow in July in exchange of a female tiger named Geeta.

'Main isse sambhaal lunga': Delhi man jumps into lion enclosure for 'chat', rescued

October 18, 2019 9:50 am

A minute-long video of Thursday’s incident shot by a zoo visitor shows the man standing inches away from the lion, called Sundaram, and sitting on a rock as he tries to talk to it.

WATCH: Man enters lion enclosure at Delhi Zoo, rescued

October 18, 2019 9:44 am

A zoo official said that the man was rescued after officials, including zookeepers and forest rangers, were alerted by people. They jumped in the enclosure and saved him.


Delhi Zoo welcomes visitors after three months; take a look at these photos

August 04, 2021 9:55 am

After a long wait -- of three months -- Delhi Zoo and all its animal and bird species welcomed back visitors. As was expected, people made a beeline for the place which, in pre-pandemic times, would have tourists swarming it all year long

Royal Bengal White tigers - Delhi zoo's showstoppers

January 14, 2016 7:02 pm

The Royal Bengal White tigers on a winter morning in the National Zoological Park in New Delhi.