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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 05, 2019 7:19 pm
Even as mercury soars to 47-48 degrees Celsius in peak summer, inside the night house, where the big cats are kept in steel cages, two large, heavy-duty desert coolers and four 'toofan' fans whirl non-stop to maintain the ideal temperature -- between 25 and 35 degrees Celsius -- for the animals.
January 14, 2016 7:02 pm
The Royal Bengal White tigers on a winter morning in the National Zoological Park in New Delhi.
June 11, 2016 3:24 pm