Zoo

Delhi zoo draws up plan for improvement of facilities

Delhi zoo authorities have finalised a roadmap to improve various facilities for visitors and also enhance security nearly a month after a youth was mauled to death by a white tiger.

Elephants still being subjected to torture in circuses: PETA
Elephants still being subjected to torture in circuses: PETA

Elephants are still "tortured" in circuses despite a decision by Animal Welfare Board of India last year to ban their registration for performing in such shows, an animal rights group has alleged.

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.

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.

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.

Mandy Moore calls home a zoo!

Singer-actress Mandy Moore says her home is turning into a "little zoo" as she and her husband are fond of adopting pets.

Gomez, Bieber visit zoo

In another indication that their romance is back on track, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez spent time visiting the LA zoo and botanical gardens.

Delhi zoo to get another jaguar

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

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.

Japan zoo gives pandas privacy as mating season starts

A Tokyo zoo is to shutter its panda display in an effort to encourage the famously lethargic creatures to concentrate on mating without the distraction of spectators, a spokeswoman said today.

Three tortoises missing from Indore Zoo

Three tortoises have been found missing from a zoological park in Indore, police said today.

Over 20 lakh visit Vandalur zoo in 10 months

Over 20 lakh people have visited the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, popularly known as the Vandalur Zoo, near here, in the last 10 months.

Zoo to generate organic manure from animal waste

In a bid to raise internal resources for its maintenance, the zoological park here is getting ready to produce vermicompost on commercial basis.

Lucknow zoo`s 44-year-old toy train retires

A glorious chapter in Lucknow`s history will come to an end Wednesday as the journey of the `toy train` that chugged in the city zoo for the last four decades, will come to a halt.

White crow caught in Coimbatore

A white crow, a rarity, was today spotted by public here and handed over to the local zoo.

London Zoo welcomes first tiger cub in 17 years

For the first time in 17 years, a tiger cub has been born at London Zoo, with the moment of the birth captured by hidden cameras in a top secret operation.

Scientists to develop `formula milk` for pandas

Scientists are developing an artificial milk formula for panda cubs to boost conservation efforts for one of the world`s most endangered species.

White tigress dies of septicaemia in Delhi zoo

The Delhi Zoo lost yet another striped cat last week when a white tigress died of septicaemia contracted after delivering four cubs. The eight-year-old tigress, Khushi, died last Thursday.

Delhi Zoo installs coolers for animals

The Delhi Zoo has installed desert coolers and exhaust fans in all its enclosures to keep the animals cool during summers.