Tag: Nandankanan Zoo

Nandankanan swaps 4 tigers with male giraffe from Alipore zoo

Good news for animal lovers. A male giraffe is being brought from the Alipore zoo in Kolkata to the Nandankanan zoo here in exchange for four tigers

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Tigress Renuka gives birth to two cubs in Nandankanan

Bhadrak: Good news for animal lovers as Royal Bengal Tigress Renuka today gave birth to two melanistic cubs at the Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar. The tigress gave birth to one cub at 3.40 AM and another at 12 noon in the enclosure no. 33 of the zoo. Both the tigress and her cubs are stated […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Nandankanan Zoo authorities help animals beat winter blues

Bhubaneswar: As intense cold wave sweeps Odisha throwing normal life out of gear, even animals inside the Nandankanan Zoological Park in the outskirts of the capital city are feeling the chill. To provide the much-needed respite to the animals from the biting cold, the zoo authorities have made some special arrangements. While paddy straws have […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
After Orangutan, Nandankanan Zoo Loses A Nilgiri Langur

Bhubaneswar: A day after the death of country’s lone Orangutan, Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar today lost a male Nilgiri langur. The primate aged 17 years was brought to Nandankanan Zoo as part of an animal exchange programme with Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai on 26.9.17. Authorities said that the langur was suffering from diarrhoea […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Op-Ed: Among The Best In The Country

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Nandankanan zoo on the outskirts of the capital city is among the major tourist attractions of the state. Carved out of the Chandaka forest its natural surroundings draw a lot of people who want to see wild animals in an environment that does not make them look like the members of […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
3 Jumbo deaths in 25 days bare the 'jumbo' neglect in Vet care in Odisha zoos

Bhubaneswar: In Odisha, diseases are also a major killer of jumbos. Diseases had killed at least two elephants of nearly six elephant deaths every month last financial year (2018-19). The recent death of three juvenile jumbos at Nandankannan Zoo in less than a month has once again put the glare on lax jumbo care prevailing […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Herpes Virus in wild may pose 'Jumbo' threat to jumbo conservation in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Is the lethal Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (EEHV) prevalent in Odisha wild elephants? Since the juvenile jumbos succumbed to  the killer virus at the State’s premier zoo have been translocated from different forest ranges like Dhenkanal to Chandaka and Narayanpatna,  wildlife experts are of the opinion that the lethal viral strains may have a […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Odisha MLA threatens to lock up Nandankanan Zoo on Sept 25

Bhubaneswar: Protesting the dumping yard at Daruthenga near Nandankanan Zoological Park, senior Congress leader and Jatni MLA Sura Routray on Monday threatened to lock up the zoo if the government doesn’t consider shifting of the dumping yard to another place soon. While addressing a gathering, the MLA alleged that the dumping yard is the main […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Elephant deaths in Nandankanan Zoo are unusual: CZA

Bhubaneswar: A couple of days after the Nandankanan Zoological Park authorities wrote to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) requesting a protocol on the herpes virus, officials of the CZA visited the zoo on Wednesday to investigate the reason behind the death of four elephants in quick succession. After visiting the zoo, chief of national herpes […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Female Hippo Dies At Nandankanan Amid Herpes Scare

Bhubaneswar: Amid series of elephant deaths due to Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus at Nandankanan Zoo in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, an ailing female Hippopotamus died while undergoing treatment at the zoo today. Zoo authorities said, the hippopotamus had a swelling in the left side of its face near the mouth and was suffering from loss of […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Nandankanan Welcomes 8 Anacondas, 3 Nile Crocodiles

Bhubaneswar: Nandankanan Zoological park on Tuesday welcomed new guests in the form of eight yellow Anaconda snakes (4 male, 4 female) and three Nile crocodiles which reached here from Madras Crocodile Bank Trust. The reptiles have been brought as part of animal exchange programme, official sources said. The new addition is likely to play a […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Nandankanan Loses 21-Year-Old Lion 'Pichhan’

Bhubaneswar: An old age lion named ‘Pichhan’ passed away today at the Nandankana Zoological Park in the outskirts of the capital city. Zoo authorities said the big cat died of old age complicacies. Pichhan was brought from Sakkarbaug Zoo in Gujarat on March 23, 2013 to renew the declining population of the lions at the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Tigress Sneha Gives Birth To Two Cubs At Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: The New Year has brought more joy for wildlife lovers in the State with white tigress Sneha giving birth to two cubs at Nandankanan Zoological Park on Wednesday night. Zoo authorities said tigress Sneha gave birth to the first cub at around 3.38 AM and later delivered another baby at 5.44 AM under CCTV […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Elephant Attack Deaths In Odisha: Tusker Captured After 10 Days By Forest Officials

Jajpur: After a prolonged operation which spanned for days, Forest department officials along with a special team managed to capture the wild elephant that reportedly trampled four persons to death in Jajpur district. As per reports, the jumbo was tranquilized near Kantipur jungle under Danagadi block in the district. Expert teams of Nandankanan Zoo and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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Nandankanan Tiger Population Rises To 30 As Tigress Megha Blessed With 3 Cubs

Bhubaneswar: In another piece of good news for wildlife lovers, Nandankanan Zoo on Tuesday welcomed 3 new little guests. Royal Bengal Tigress Megha successfully delivered 3 cubs at the famous…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021