Delhi zoo

Want a personalised postage stamp with your favourite animal? Delhi Zoo is planning to make that happen!

Want a personalised postage stamp with your favourite animal? Delhi Zoo is planning to make that happen!

The zoo official said a single sheet costing Rs 300 will have 12 personalised stamps and that the visitors can select from different templates on which the stamps will be printed.

Jul 30, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Delhi zoo losing its sheen as empty enclosures welcome visitors

Delhi zoo losing its sheen as empty enclosures welcome visitors

The enclosures are lying empty and only a handful of people can be seen revolving round the cages.

Mar 12, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
All four monitor lizards in Delhi zoo dead due to 'shock'

All four monitor lizards in Delhi zoo dead due to 'shock'

As per the postmortem report, the lizards died of shock. Khan said the reptiles died on February 1, 2, 11 and 15.

Feb 23, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
Delhi zoo hobbles back to normalcy, exotic deer births bring back visitors

Delhi zoo hobbles back to normalcy, exotic deer births bring back visitors

"We have received more than 25,000 visitors since the zoo was reopened on January 11. More than 20,000 people, including foreigners, visited the park last weekend," zoo curator said.

Jan 22, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Delhi zoo opens its doors to the public after nearly 3 months post bird flu scare

Delhi zoo opens its doors to the public after nearly 3 months post bird flu scare

When asked about the preparations post-bird flu scare in the zoo, the official said, measures to protect the animals have been stepped up.

Jan 12, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Bird flu claims six more birds in Delhi; toll rises to 64!

Bird flu claims six more birds in Delhi; toll rises to 64!

The deaths of four other birds on Monday were reported from a lake behind Shakti Sthal, the memorial to Indira Gandhi.

Oct 24, 2016, 22:55 PM IST
Delhi zoo witnesses two more bird deaths; avian flu scare spreads beyond premises

Delhi zoo witnesses two more bird deaths; avian flu scare spreads beyond premises

As per reports, at least 10 birds have been found dead in the city over the past 48 hours which include five at the capital city's deer park.

Oct 21, 2016, 13:27 PM IST
Delhi zoo shuts down after bird flu scare; 8 water birds, few ducks die

Delhi zoo shuts down after bird flu scare; 8 water birds, few ducks die

Amidst the prevalent bird flu scare at the Delhi zoo, the concerned authorities have shut down the premises till further notice.

Oct 19, 2016, 13:13 PM IST
Delhi zoo sets record as painted storks lay over 1,500 eggs

Delhi zoo sets record as painted storks lay over 1,500 eggs

Explaining the peculiar nature of the wading birds, the curator said that the parent painted storks fly back to their native place leaving behind the eggs.  

Jan 24, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

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Dec 14, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Delhi zoo installs camera traps to track animal movement

Infra-red camera traps have been laid in the enclosures of foxes and jackals at Delhi zoo to keep a track of activities of these animals that love to spend most of their time in burrows.

Dec 13, 2015, 20:28 PM IST
Delhi Zoo gets clean chit, report says 'tiger-obsessed' youth was killed due to his 'misadventure'

Delhi Zoo gets clean chit, report says 'tiger-obsessed' youth was killed due to his 'misadventure'

Government on Thursday put the onus on the 22-year-old youth who was mauled by a white tiger in Delhi Zoo last year, saying he had defied warnings and landed in the enclosure due to his "misadventure".

Oct 01, 2015, 10:40 AM IST
National Wildlife Week to be celebrated at Delhi Zoo

National Wildlife Week to be celebrated at Delhi Zoo

 Delhi Zoo is all set to celebrate 'National Wildlife Week' in the first week of October, with many activities planned for school children and wildlife enthusiasts in the zoo premises.

Sep 20, 2015, 16:41 PM IST
Delhi zoo welcomes new kids on the block

Delhi zoo welcomes new kids on the block

As part of its successful breeding programmes, Delhi zoo has welcomed off-springs of a Chinkara, Gaur and four-horned antelope.

Sep 06, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Early arrival of painted storks brings cheer to Delhi zoo

Much to the delight of bird-watchers, painted storks have descended on the Delhi zoo this monsoon, a month ahead of the expected arrival of these large wading migratory birds.

Aug 18, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

Four-horned antelope, jungle cats new entrants to Delhi zoo

Delhi Zoo has welcomed a female four-horned antelope and a pair of jungle cats from Kanan Pendari zoo in Bilaspur.

Apr 19, 2015, 10:23 AM IST

Heaters, chaff beds to keep Delhi zoo inmates warm this winter

With the onset of winters, authorities at the Delhi Zoo have undertaken several measures, including installation of heaters and change in diet, to help the inmates cope with plummeting temperatures.

Dec 07, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

AAI, DDA, NTPC, Delhi Zoo among property tax defaulters: SDMC

Airport Authority of India, Indian Railway, Delhi Zoo, state-run NTPC, DDA, Delhi University are among a host of defaulters listed by the south corporation which have been served notices for failing to pay property taxes, a senior official of the SDMC Tuesday said.

Nov 18, 2014, 21:02 PM IST
Seized wildlife products incinerated at Delhi Zoo

Seized wildlife products incinerated at Delhi Zoo

Sending a strong message across the government on Sunday destroyed a consignment of illegal wildlife products in full public glare at Delhi's National Zoological Park.

Nov 03, 2014, 00:15 AM IST

India to start destroying stockpile of illegal wildlife items

India will on Sunday start destroying its stockpile of seized illegal wildlife articles, including tiger pelts and ivory, to demonstrate the country's commitment towards protection of its flora and fauna.

Nov 01, 2014, 19:35 PM IST