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After death of 'Joy', Nandankanan seeks another giraffe from Alipore zoo

Following the death of male giraffe Joy, who died of theileriosis on February 29 five days after it was brought from the Alipore zoo, authorities of the Nandankanan zoo on Thursday wrote a letter to the Alipore zoo authorities requesting them to send another male giraffe

Joy died of Filariasis: Expert team

Bhubaneswar: Joy, the five year old male giraffe brought from Alipore zoo, died of Filariasis, said Professor Niranjan Sahoo, a member of the expert team, probing into the death of the long neck animal. Informing the newsmen Sahoo said, “Joy was suffering from Filariasis after getting bitten by infected ticks.” “The symptoms of the disease […]

Ex-PCCF to head panel to probe giraffe death

Bhubaneswar: The State government today constituted a three-member committee to investigate the death of male giraffe ‘Joy’ brought from Alipore zoo in Kolkata in Nandankanan yesterday. The committee, which will be headed by former PCCF Saroj Patnaik, has been asked to submit its report within a week. The postmortem report claimed that male giraffe ‘Joy’ […]

Male giraffe ‘Joy’ died of heart stroke

Preliminary investigation suggests that ‘Joy’, the male giraffe brought to the Nandankanan zoo from the Alipore zoo in Kolkata on February 24, died this morning of heart stroke, said sources in the expert team formed to probe the death on Monday

'Joy' brings joy for Nandankanan's lone female giraffe

Bhubaneswar: The long wait for a mate for Khushi, the lone female giraffe at the Nandankana zoological park here, ended today with male giraffe ‘Joy’ arriving from the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata this morning. The five-year old giraffe, which took birth at the Alipore zoo, was brought here under the supervision of an eight-member expert […]