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MUMBAI BYCULLA ZOO NEWS

Why Sena didn’t think of Marathi name for penguin if it’s so concerned about mother tongue, asks BJP

January 21, 2022 2:01 am

🔴 BJP leader Chitra Wagh said, “On the one hand, Shiv Sena has made displaying of name plates in Marathi compulsory. On other hand, it named the penguin Oscar. It clearly shows its double standards on Marathi language.”

BJP seeks scrapping of tenders for building animal enclosures at Byculla zoo

January 21, 2022 1:53 am

🔴 The BMC recently received bids from only two companies. The estimated cost for the construction of the animal enclosures as per the two tenders was Rs 91 crore and 94 crore, respectively, for which the two companies bid Rs 146 crore and Rs 145 crore, respectively.

BMC set to spend Rs 5 crore each for 3 years for upkeep of seven penguins in Mumbai Byculla zoo

September 05, 2021 8:40 pm

As part of its revamp project, the Byculla zoo had bought eight penguins from Seoul in South Korea on July 26, 2016 at a cost of Rs 45 crore.

Mumbai's Byculla Zoo to soon cradle India’s first penguin

July 07, 2018 2:48 am

Eight penguins — Donald, Daisy, Popeye, Olive, Flipper, Bubble, Mr Molt and Dory — were brought from Seoul, South Korea, in 2016 to the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, popularly known as the Byculla Zoo.

Mumbai's Byculla Zoo: A testament to the period that shaped city's architectural landscape

May 01, 2016 11:30 am

Gazette papers of the zoo reveals stories from its golden years, when a collection of 1,800 trees belonging to 150 species made up the green cover.

Jimmy, 16-yr-old lioness at Byculla zoo, dies

December 09, 2014 1:42 am

The last surviving big cat at the zoo, Jimmy, was also born to African lion Amar and Asiatic lioness Anita in 1998.

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