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DELHI ZOO NEWS

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’s oldest member, Rita, dies

October 02, 2019 2:44 am

On July 27, Rita stopped consuming solid food and only drank juices extracted from fresh fruits, water with supplements, and milk mixed with ground walnuts.

Deer to civets, Delhi zoo probe had wide ambit

July 05, 2019 10:31 am

Set up by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in June 2018, the five-member committee looked into various complaints and compiled a report of its investigation

Expired meds, indifferent staff: Delhi zoo panel red flags

July 04, 2019 9:34 am

The five-member committee looked into several claims, including cover-up of deaths of wild animals, illegal procurement of animals, and the disappearance of a Schedule X drug, Ketamine.

Ministry panel recommends transfer of Delhi Zoo control to central body

July 03, 2019 2:52 am

The move was recommended by a ‘high-level committee’ formed by the ministry to look into various issues reported at the NZP, including allegations of mismanagement in recording deaths of wild animals and their illegal procurement.

Four years after its last giraffe died, Delhi Zoo hopes to bring five more from Thailand

June 19, 2019 6:47 am

The Delhi zoo’s last surviving giraffe, Ankit, had died in June 2015, after suffering a heart attack and kidney failure. It was an offspring of a giraffe pair brought from Kolkata in the late 90s, as per reports.

Coming to a zoo near you: Pythons, cobras and boas

May 14, 2019 2:43 am

On the list are five pythons, four cobras, four rat snakes, two monitor lizards, and — in what will be two new species at the Delhi Zoo — a pair each of common sand boa and red sand boa.

DELHI ZOO PHOTOS

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.