Tag: Nandankanan Zoo

Tigress Bijaya
White tigress Bijaya dies at Nandankanan Zoological Park

Previously, the tigress had developed health issues after giving birth to three cubs and recovered after a long treatment procedure.

  • Saturday, 22 October 2022
Meet Kamini & Himansi - Lion And Tiger Cubs At Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar

Meet Kamini & Himansi - Lion And Tiger Cubs At Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar

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  • Sunday, 11 September 2022
Nandankanan Zoo
Union minister names lion and tiger cubs at Nandankanan Zoo

Union Environment Minister Ashwini Choubey has named a lion cub and tiger cub born in March this year at Nandankanan Zoo.

  • Sunday, 11 September 2022
Nandankanan Zoo celebrates World Elephant Day with fanfare
Nandankanan Zoo celebrates World Elephant Day with fanfare

Animal Welfare Foundation Trust launched a protest in front of the office of Principal Chief Conservator of Forest on Friday criticizing the state government’s failure to protect elephants.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
International Tiger Day: Re-wilding of Nandankanan tigers on the cards 
International Tiger Day: Re-wilding of Nandankanan tigers on the cards 

Re-wilding of wild animals is a process wherein captive-born animals learn to survive in natural environment. 

  • Friday, 29 July 2022
Another elephant ill in Nandankanan, undergoes treatment 
Another elephant ill in Nandankanan, undergoes treatment 

The jumbo has become sick due to a wound near her nail which is taking time to heal.

  • Saturday, 18 June 2022
Lioness Death
Lioness death due to snakebite in Nandankanan: AWTE lodges FIR against zoo authorities

It is pertinent to mention here that the 15-year-old African lioness, ‘Ganga’ died a day after being bitten by a Krait at Nandankanan zoo on Saturday.

  • Sunday, 29 May 2022
Tourists from Chhattisgarh thrashed at Nandankanan zoo, complaint lodged
Tourists from Chhattisgarh thrashed at Nandankanan zoo, probe ordered

Some staff of the zoo and locals reportedly attacked at least 26 visitors leaving five of them critically injured. 

  • Monday, 23 May 2022
Another Tiger Cub Dies At Nandankanan Zoo
Another Tiger Cub Dies At Nandankanan Zoo

Bibek, a male cub born to white tigress Rupa had died of illness on Tuesday. Rupa had abandoned three cubs after their birth on March 11.  

  • Thursday, 14 April 2022
Nandankanan Zoo
Nandankanan Sees Temporary Closure After 2 Wild Elephants Enter Zoo

The Chandaka Forest Division and zoo employees have deployed teams of forest personnel to drive away the wild jumbos out of the boundaries of the park

  • Wednesday, 09 March 2022
 Lion Cub
Reared By Animal Keeper’s Love & Care, Lion Cub At Nandankanan Zoo Gets New Life

Prashant had to constantly monitor the health of Barsha who was very much weak and helpless. The cub needed love, care and attention and Prashant’s previous experience in nurturing lion and bear cubs at the zoo came handy.

  • Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Nandankanan Zoo Authority Prohibits Picnic Inside State Botanical Garden
Nandankanan Zoo Authority Prohibits Picnic Inside State Botanical Garden

As per a notification issued today, picnic will remain prohibited for the visitors from January 1 to January 31, 2022. The restrictions are in line with the recent order issued by the State government to check the spread of Omicron.

  • Monday, 03 January 2022
Nandankanan Toy Train Joyride Stops Midway Due To Technical Snag  
Nandankanan Toy Train Joyride Stops Midway Due To Technical Snag  

Several visitors onboard the toy train were stranded after technical snag brought the service to a grinding halt.

  • Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Toy Train Rolls In Nandankanan Again
Toy Train Chugs Off In Nandankanan Again

After a brief hiatus, the newly launched eco-friendly toy train facility has once again chugged off in the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, much to the delight of tourists visiting the park this holiday season.

  • Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Nandankanan Joy Ride To Be Back On Track Soon: Odisha PCCF
Nandankanan Joy Ride To Be Back On Track Soon: Odisha PCCF

PCCF (wildlife) Shashi Paul said the repair works of the toy train is being undertaken by RITES Limited and the service is expected to resume within the next seven to 10 days.   

  • Friday, 29 October 2021
Animal Safari Scare
Animal Safari Scare: Bear Attacks Safari Bus Inside Nandankanan Zoo

Animal Safari Scare: Bear Attacks Safari Bus Inside Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar, Odisha

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  • Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Toy Train In Nandankanan
Nandankanan Toy Train Catches Fire, Tourists Safe

Nandankanan Zoo Deputy Director Sanjeet Kumar informed that the engine of the train caught fire after the 4 pm ride following which it was stopped to avoid any mishap.

  • Friday, 15 October 2021
Toy Train
Nandankanan Zoo Toy Train Joy Ride To Resume After 7 years

After a 7-year long hiatus, the toy train ride at Nandankanan Zoological Park is set to roll out again from Friday (October 8). All possible arrangements have been made by the concerned administration for resuming the train services.

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  • Thursday, 07 October 2021
Tiger Fights Snake
Tiger-Python Battle Breaks Inside Nandankanan Zoo In Bhubaneswar

A rare case of animal conflict was recently witnessed at Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar. Recently, a python snake and white female tigress of the zoo named Rupa came face to face inside the tiger enclosure at the zoo.

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  • Thursday, 07 October 2021
Panic In Nandankanan Zoo As Tiger Escapes Fence
Panic In Nandankanan Zoo As Tiger Escapes Fence, Later Spotted Inside Safari

Terror pervaded the entire Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar after a Royal Bengal Tiger escaped from fence inside tiger safari on Thursday

  • Thursday, 02 September 2021
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Odisha's Nandankanan Zoo To Reopen From August 3

The famous Nandanakanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is set to throw its gates open for visitors from Tuesday (August 3) after remaining off-limits to the public for three months in the wake of the surge in cases of Covid-19.

  • Sunday, 01 August 2021
Heat Wave: Nandankanan Zoo gears up to keep animals 'cool'

Bhubaneswar: With intense heat wave conditions prevailing across Odisha, the authorities of Nandankanan Zoological Park have come up with special measures to keep the animals ‘cool’ this summer. Almost all enclosures at the zoo are now covered with hay stacks and proper water facilities have been made inside the enclosures to keep the animals hydrated. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Safari & boating services discontinued as Nandankanan Zoo battles waterlogging

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rains since the last week have wreaked havoc at Nandankanan here forcing the authorities to discontinue safari and boating services at the zoological park. The heavy rain has choked the drainage system of the zoo and resulted in waterlogging of the animal park. While tiger, deer, ostrich and bird enclosures have been submerged […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tiger Calves
Nandankanan Zoo welcomes five new animals

Bhubaneswar: Five new members have joined the Nandankanan Zoo family, providing more reasons for a trip to the animal park this weekend. The new residents include a pair of Assamese Macaques, a pair of wild dogs and a female Himalayan Black Bear. The animals coming from the Aizwal Zoo in Mizoram reached Nandankanan around 9.30 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Perfect birthday! Tigress Ankita delivers two cubs at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: Tigress ‘Ankita’ had a perfect birthday as she delivered two cubs at Nandankanan Zoological Park on Friday . The zoo authorities informed that Ankita delivered the cubs in enclosure No. 28 C at around 10:12 pm and 10:40 pm yesterday. The number of tiger population at the zoo has reached 26 including eight white […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Birthday gift! Nandankanan gets a Himalayan Bear enclosure

Bhubaneswar: A Himalayan Black Bear enclosure was inaugurated at Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar here today on the occasion of its 58th foundation day. Odisha Forest and Environment Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra inaugurated the special enclosure in presence of Sandip Tripathy, PCCF (Chief Wildlife Warden) and Sisir Kumar Acharya, Zoo director during a function at […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
2 Deer translocated from Raj Bhawan to Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: Nandankanan Zoological Park on Wednesday welcomed two new deer to its habitat as forest officials today translocated them from their home in Raj Bhawan. The translocation of two female deer has been done on experimental basis, informed a zoo official. “We have made a separate space in Nandankanan for these deer as transit stay […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Nandanakan gets new member as Sloth bear 'Liza' delivers cub

Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan Zoo authorities are now upbeat to welcome a new member after Sloth bear ‘Liza’ gave birth to a cub inside the bear safari today. As Liza was last spotted with her newborn, the authorities have decided to close the bear safari for visitors from tomorrow onwards for the safety and security of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Leopard dies in Odisha's Nandankanan zoo

Bhubaneswar: An 8-year-old male leopard died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here on Monday morning, zoo officials informed. The leopard was brought to the Nandankanan zoo in March 2013 from Junagarh zoo in Gujarat. With the death of the animal, the number of leopard in the zoo has been reduced to seven (3 male and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Visitors get stuck at Lion Safari in Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: Visitors at the Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar faced a tough time as the bus carrying them to the Lion Safari got stuck in mud for around 30 minutes today. On receiving information, the zoo authorities sent another bus into the Lion Safari and rescued the visitors. Nandankanan deputy director Jayant Kumar Das said, “It […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Tigress ‘Megha’ jumps enclosure, injured after fight with ‘Bijaya’ and cubs in Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: Tigress Megha was injured after she reportedly jumped the enclosure and picked up a fight with another female tigress Bijaya and her two cubs- Sahil and Adyasha inside Nandankanan zoo on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Megha, who was inside enclosure no 31-A, is suspected to have eventually climbed a 15-foot fence to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Nandankanan Zoo welcomes new members

Bhubaneswar: Visitors at the Nandankanan Zoological Park will now get to see more inmates as five new animal species have arrived from Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Chennai under the animal exchange programme. Official sources said two Nilgiri Langurs, four white Peafowls, 10 Painted Storks and four Reticulated Pythons have been brought to Nandankan from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Chimp Pampeta delivers 6th baby at Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan Zoological Park got its new member after Pampeta, the oldest Chimpanzee delivered her sixth baby at the feeding-cum-resting chamber on Friday night. According to reports, the condition of the newborn chimpanzee is stable. Though Pampeta was expected to deliver baby on October 2, a team of veterinary doctors were closely monitoring her […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Nandankanan loses 16-year-old sloth bear Mili

Bhubaneswar: A female sloth bear named ‘Mili’ died at Nandankanan zoo after prolonged illness today. It was undergoing treatment at an isolated feeding chamber of the zoo since long. The 16-year-old animal was born to Savitri in 2001 and was under medical supervision since long due to progressive emaciation caused by suspected tuberculosis (TB), zoo […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sheep deaths continue in Odisha, 12 more killed in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: The mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha continues with the death of 12 more sheep being reported from Raipatna village under Alipingal panchayat in the district on Wednesday. The sheep carcass were found at the cattle shed of villager Pratap Das this morning along with three more sheep being critically injured in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Niali sheep deaths: 5 more killed in similar manner

Niali: The mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha is yet to die down with deaths of five more sheep being reported from Niali in Cuttack district on Sunday. As per reports, the ‘mysterious animal’ killed five more sheep and injured one in Kanpur village under Pokhari panchayat late Saturday night. The killing of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Wolves, foxes behind sheep deaths in Odisha: WII

Bhubaneswar: Wolves, foxes and hyenas are the predators responsible for the mass killing of sheep in Niali and other places in Odisha, revealed the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) after conducting a detailed study in the affected areas. Last week, the expert team of WII visited Niali and other parts in the State where similar […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Nor’wester wreaks havoc in Nandankanan, zoo closed

Bhubaneswar: Nor’wester rains that lashed several parts of Odisha on Thursday have wreaked havoc in Nandankanan Zoological park on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. According to reports, several trees were uprooted, sheds damaged while 33 KV electric lines have been also snapped under the impact of heavy rains accompanied with gusty winds in the afternoon. Keeping […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Female hippo dies at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: A female hippopotamus aged around 15 years was found dead in the Nandankanan Zoo in the city early morning today. The hippo was floating in a pool at around 5 am. Since several external injuries were found on its body, it is suspected that it fought with its male partners leading to its death. Sources said post-mortem […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Laxman, 23-year-old lion dies at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: The 23-year-old lion, Laxman, one of the oldest members of Nandankanan Zoological Park here died reportedly of old age here on Tuesday. Official sources said, Laxman was not keeping well for the last couple of weeks and the big cat had also left food in the last two days. He died in his enclosure […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021