National Zoological Park

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

No death of birds in Gwalior and Delhi Zoo: Committee

The three member committee said that various samples were taken from birds like duck, pelican, crow and munia bird earlier this month from National Zoological Park and sent to ICAR National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases.

Oct 29, 2016, 00:15 AM IST
DU to study how pollution affects birds’ sound

DU to study how pollution affects birds’ sound

Delhi is only second to Kenya with a rich diversity of birds despite having high levels of noise pollution.

Mar 07, 2016, 06:19 AM 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
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
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

117 deaths of animals in zoos this year; max at Delhi Zoo: Govt

 Over 110 animals have died in zoos across the country in the current year with maximum number of deaths reported from Delhi's National Zoological Park, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Aug 04, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Amitabh Agnihotri gets two year extension as Director, NZP

Senior IFoS officer Amitabh Agnihotri was today given two year extension as Director, National Zoological Park (NZP) here.

Jun 09, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

Can't compensate for zoo mishap: Delhi government to HC

The Delhi government`s forest department Wednesday expressed its inability before the Delhi High Court to pay compensation for a mishap in the National Zoological Park.

Jan 28, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

HC asks zoo panel, Delhi Zoo to reply on visitors' safety

The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a response from the city police, Delhi Zoo and the Central Zoo Authority on a plea asking to ensure the safety and security of visitors to the National Zoological Park, where a youth was mauled to death by a tiger.

Oct 30, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

Delhi zoo tiger attack: HC notice on plea for compensation

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, National Zoological Park and the city government on a plea seeking compensation of Rs 50 lakh for the family members of a youth, mauled to death recently by a white tiger in the zoo here.

Oct 27, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

Notice to central zoo panel, Delhi Zoo on plea for visitors' safety

The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the city police, Delhi Zoo and Central Zoo Authority on a PIL asking to ensure the safety and security of the visitors to the National Zoological Park, days after a youth was mauled to death by a tiger there.

Sep 27, 2014, 00:30 AM IST

Watch: The complete video of the disaster at Delhi zoo

In a shocking incident, a youth, a student of Class 12, on Tuesday was killed by a white tiger in Delhi zoo at around 1:30 pm.

Sep 24, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

Delhi Zoo tragedy: Onlookers narrate the tragic tale

An unidentified youth was on Tuesday killed by a white tiger after he jumped into the animal's cage in Delhi Zoo, an official said.

Sep 23, 2014, 19:11 PM IST

Watch: White tiger kills youth in Delhi Zoo

An unidentified youth Tuesday was killed by a white tiger after he jumped into the animal's cage in Delhi Zoo, an official said.

Sep 23, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

Delhi zoo to get another jaguar

A jaguar will join the Delhi zoo next month, an official said Tuesday.

May 06, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

New animals and birds for Delhi zoo

A pair of ostrich, two hyenas, chinkaras and a pair of owl are among the animals to have come to the Delhi zoo from Thiruvananthapuram and Bilaspur zoos.

Mar 11, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

`Bachelor` rhino of Mumbai leaves for Delhi Zoo

Shiva, the lone male rhinoceros at the Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan in Byculla here, was on Sunday sent to Delhi`s National Zoological Park.

Aug 18, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Black bucks` death: Court issues notice to MCD

Over two dozen black bucks at Delhi`s National Zoological Park died after drinking contaminated water mixed with back-flowing storm water.

May 27, 2011, 23:57 PM IST