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.  

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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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Delhi zoo to have proper precautionary mechanisms

The Delhi zoo will soon have proper precautionary mechanisms and security measures to avoid repeat of the September 23 incident where a 20-year-old youth was mauled to death by a white tiger when he fell into its enclosure at the zoo.

India's zoos: Need for reform

The recent incident of a youth being killed by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo highlighted the need to restructure and revamp Indian zoological parks, while raising questions over the security of animals and visitors.

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.

Delhi HC seeks reply from zoo authorities as PIL raises safety issue

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the central and the city zoo authorities on a PIL seeking directions to them to ensure safety and security of people who visit the zoo after a youth was mauled to death by a tiger in its enclosure here.

Plea filed in Delhi HC for safety measures in zoos

A plea seeking directions to implement safety measures in zoological parks in the country to deal with in any untoward incidents and emergency situations was filed in the Delhi High Court Thursday.

Delhi Zoo considering tightening safety measures for visitors

Authorities in Delhi Zoo are considering tightening safety measures for visitors, two days after a 20-year-old youth was mauled to death by a white tiger in the facility.

Post Delhi incident, Kerala zoo to tighten safety measures

The century-old zoological park here has tightened safety and precautionary measures, days after a youth was mauled to death by a white tiger when he fell into its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo.