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Thursday, October 28, 2021



Karnataka zoos reopen except in Mysuru, Bengaluru; authorities contemplate antigen testing for visitors

June 25, 2021 8:04 am

Staff in all zoos have been vaccinated with at least one dose. The Bannerghatta zoo in Bengaluru is likely to reopen on June 28.

Actor Darshan's appeal draws over Rs 1 cr donation for revival of Karnataka zoos

June 11, 2021 6:43 pm

ZAK has managed to raise a whopping Rs 1,00,47,900 from June 5 to 10, which is in stark contrast to the Rs 17,96,700 collected from July 29, 2020 to June 4, 2021

Man jumps into lion enclosure at the Alipore zoo in Kolkata, rescued

March 20, 2021 5:58 am

According to eyewitnesses, Guchait bought a ticket for the zoo and wandered around before stopping in front of the lion enclosure. At 11 am, Guchait scaled the enclosure wall and jumped over two mesh fences.

Herpes virus infection: No 'Jumbo festival' this year at Sakrebailu Elephant Camp in Karnataka

October 14, 2019 5:01 pm

Recently one elephant died at the camp after getting infected by the virus. As many as 24 elephants in the camp are undergoing treatment.

Dangerous-animal squads in Zoos feel its a weighty responsibility

June 03, 2016 2:04 pm

The people responsible for dangerous animals understand that they may require to eliminate the animals they have trained

A cool word of advice: Respect animals, don’t shout at them

May 13, 2016 7:32 am

The caretakers at the enclosures say they warn people when they see them teasing the animals, but complain that many of them don’t take such warnings seriously.

'Zoo' renewed for season two

October 06, 2015 2:26 pm

Freshman drama TV series "Zoo" has been renewed for a second season by CBS.

Japanese zoo names monkey after newborn British princess Charlotte, apologises later

May 07, 2015 6:30 pm

A zoo official said the Japanese people would feel offended if a monkey were named after Japanese princesses.

Cuteness alert: Rostock Zoo's new polar bear cub 'Fiete' out for the first time

April 02, 2015 2:30 pm

Fiete, given his name on Tuesday, made his first appearance in Rostock Zoo of Northern Germany.

Team to inspect site for proposed international zoo at Goregaon

October 15, 2014 12:52 am

The visiting team comprises P C Tyagi from the Wildlife Institute of India, and wildlife curator Dr A K Malhotra.


Tourists enjoy traditional, ecological tastes in Japan

February 09, 2016 9:04 am

Kanagawa / Yokohama, Feb 09 (ANI): Several hot-spots are located in Japan that treat guests with their traditional way-of-life. Hakone-Yumoto is known for its hot spring water, bathing areas and accommodation. Ichinoyu, is one of the historical Ryokan, founded in 1630 as a pioneer in Hakone, and still attracts many travelers from all over Japan and the world. Located to the south of Tokyo, the Yokohama Zoological Gardens, "Zoorasia" is one of Japan's newest and largest zoo. This modern, animal-friendly zoo shows off its residents in spacious habitats that mimic their natural environments collectively, that is not usually seen in other zoos in Japan. Zoorasia also includes a research institution - Yokohama City Breeding Center, which was founded for the purpose of researching wildlife and contributing to the preservation of rare species. The Yokohama Zoological Gardens have been jointly working with the Republic of Indonesia and the Bali Barat National Park for raising "Bali Myna", an extremely rare bird endemic to Bali, Indonesia.