Tag: Nandankanan Zoo

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
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Nandankanan Zoo launches online ticketing

Bhubaneswar: On account of the 57th foundation day today, the Nandankanan Zoological Park authorities unveiled a slew of new facilities including online ticketing system to attract more footfalls. The launch of the online ticketing services would allow the visitors to book their tickets by visiting www.nandankanan.org .  As part of this initiative, visitors will be […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Oldest female tiger at Nandankanan dies

Bhubaneswar: Sushama, the oldest female tiger at Nandankanan Zoological Park here, died on Sunday morning due to old age-related ailments. According to Nandankanan officials, Sushama, born of Debashish and Yamuna on December 29, 1995, was undergoing treatment since last three years. She breathed her last at 8.20 am today, sources in Nandankanan said. After Sushama’s […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Heat wave: Nandankanan Zoo staff take care of wild animals

With the intense heat wave sweeping across Odisha throwing normal life out of gear, the authorities of the Nandankanan Zoo on the outskirts of the Odisha capital have taken all possible measures to save the wild animals from the blistering heat

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
‘Joy’ of ‘Khusi’ no more

Bhubaneswar: The male giraffe ‘Joy’ brought from Alipore Zoo to Nandankanan six days ago for mating with the lone female giraffe ‘Khusi’ died at its enclosure in the zoo today. Though the reason for the death is yet to be established, Forest and Environment minister Bikram Keshari Arukh directed the PCCF (wild life) to probe […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021