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Tag: Nandankanan Zoological Park

Joy Ride In Zoo Resumes
Joyride Train Services Resume In Nandankanan Zoological Park

The joyride train services at Nandankanan Zoological Park which was halted resumed on Tuesday (November 16). The services were halted after it caught fire. The train will do total of 6 trips in a day ferrying around 72 persons in each trip.

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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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Bus Gets Stuck During Lion Safari In Odisha’s Nandankanan Zoo

These pictures are from a lion safari at the Nandankan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar. These images are from a bus which reportedly got stuck inside the zoo during a lion safari on Tuesday (September 7).

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Nandankanan Zoo, Botanical Garden In Bhubaneswar Shut Till Further Orders

The zoo and the garden were earlier shut for the public from May 1 to 15.

Covid Second Wave: Nandankanan Zoo, Botanical Garden In Bhubaneswar Closed For Visitors For Next 15 Days

Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) and Botanical Garden in the State Capital city of Odisha will remain closed for visitors for the second time in just over a year…

Nandankanan Zoological Park Offers Virtual Tour Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Bhubaneswar: To beat the lockdown blues, the Nandankanan Zoological Park has launched a virtual tour facility for people. Now, one can avail the virtual facility of viewing the park by visiting the dedicated web link- nandankanan.org. “Those who are unable to visit the Zoo due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation can now take a virtual […]

Ailing Leopard Dies At Nandankanan Zoological Park

Bhubaneswar: A leopard died at Nandankanan Zoological Park on Monday following which the number of leopards at the zoo came down to six including four male and two female. As per Nandankanan authorities, the 14-year-old leopard named “Barsa” breathed her last yesterday. She was suffering from recurrent rectal prolapse since August, 2019. After going through […]

Nandankanan Zoological Park Celebrates 60th Foundation Day

Bhubaneswar: The 60th Foundation Day of Nandankanan Zoological Park was held today amid fanfare in Bhubaneswar. In a special programme organised at the zoo, director of Nandankanan announced that after the death a lion at the zoo on Saturday, it has been decided that one more lion will be brought from Sri Lanka. As per […]

White Tiger 'Subhranshu' dies at Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) lost another inmate with the death of a white Tiger ‘Subhranshu’ on Tuesday morning. According to Nandankanan deputy director Jayant Kumar Das, Subhranshu died at 10.15 AM today. The tiger was suffering from liver-related ailments for the last one month. Das said the white tiger suddenly collapsed on Saturday […]

One More Elephant Found Sick In Odisha, Herpes Infection Suspected

Cuttack: Herpes virus, which claimed lives of four elephants in Nandankanan Zoological Park within a span of a few days, is now suspected to have spread its tentacles beyond the confines of the zoo as a sick jumbo near Banra in Cuttack district was spotted this morning. Some locals reportedly spotted the elephant and immediately […]

3 Elephants Fall Prey To ‘Herpes Virus’ In 25 Days In Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: A 7-year-old female elephant ‘Kamala’ died while undergoing treatment at Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar today. Sources said the pachyderm succumbed to elephant herpes virus for which there is no proven medicine. Including Kamala, three elephants have fallen prey to the herpes virus in the past 25 days at Nandankanan Zoological Park. As per […]

Royal Bengal Tigress ‘Priyanka’ Dies At Nandankanan Zoo

Bhubaneswar: A 19 years and five months old Royal Bengal tigress ‘Priyanka’ died today while undergoing treatment at the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, ‘Priyanka’ was unwell due to age-related ailments and undergoing treatment at a veterinary hospital in the zoo premises for the past two years. She breathed her last at […]

Nandankanan zoo to get African cheetah, zebra

Bhubaneswar: In what could become a major attraction for tourists at Nandankanan zoological park, soon two African cheetahs and a zebra will be brought to the park. As per reports, the animals will be brought from the Netherlands and the permission regarding the same has already been given by the Central Zoo Authority of India, […]

India's lone orangutan ‘Binny’ dies at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: A 41-year-old female orangutan stated to be lone such species of the country died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park on Wednesday night following prolonged illness. As per reports, the great ape named ‘Binny’ was undergoing treatment for old-age complications under the supervision of experts from the College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, OUAT […]

Nandankanan Zoological park reopens for visitors

Bhubaneswar: After remaining closed for more than two weeks post cyclone Fani, which hit coastal districts of Odisha on May 3, Nandankanan Zoological Park reopened today. The botanical garden on the premises of Nandankanan also reopened, said sources. The zoological park was closed for an indefinite period after the extremely severe cyclone hit Odisha earlier […]

Female Indian wolf dies at Nandankanan Zoological Park

Bhubaneswar: A female Indian grey wolf which was brought from Mysore Zoo as a part of an animal exchange programme died in a quarantine enclosure at Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the death of the wolf has been termed as ‘mysterious’ by the zoo authorities as the animal was reportedly healthy and […]

Leopard spotted again near Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: Security was heightened in Palaspalli area of Bhubaneswar after a leopard, which was found lurking in one of the commercial establishments in the area Sunday night, was spotted again in the wee hours today by a security personnel deployed at the ATS Tower. While the local people have been asked not to venture out […]

Forest officials save life of severely ill elephant in Athagarh

Cuttack: A team of veterinary doctors and officials of Forest Department have managed to save the life of an ailing elephant, whose health condition had severely deteriorated in Athagarh forest. As per reports, the Athagarh forest officials received information about an ailing 50-year-old elephant inside Balikiari forest reserve under Narsinghpur range nearly five days back. […]

Vulture conservation & breeding centre opens at Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to save vultures, the State government has set up vulture conservation and breeding centre at the Nandankanan Zoological Park here. As per reports, 12 vultures have been brought to the newly inaugurated breeding centre from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. “Vultures have been virtually wiped out from the State. Now we have […]

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Tigress Sundari tranquilised in Satkosia

Angul: After multiple failed operations, tigress Sundari was finally tranquilised by a joint team of experts from Satkosia Tiger Reserve and Nandankanan zoological park today, confirmed Principal Chief Conservator of Forests(PCCF) Sandeep Tripathy. The operation to tranquillise tigress Sundari had resumed day before yesterday with the help of kumki (trained) elephant ‘Jashoda’ brought from Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary. […]

Tigress Vijaya delivers 2 cubs at Nandankanan zoo

Bhubaneswar: Bringing cheers for wildlife lovers, white tigress Vijaya delivered two cubs today at the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar. Deputy Director of the zoo, Jayant Kumar Das said the white tigress delivered the first cub at 7:05 AM and the second one at 8:00 AM today. Out of two cubs, one is a white […]

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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 […]

Nandankanan mishap: Man hit by safari bus dies

Bhubaneswar: One of the three injured who were rammed by a bus outside the Lion safari inside Nandankanan Zoological Park on January 3, died late Sunday night while undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. The deceased, Amiya Bharimal, was from Mahuria village in Khurda district. Bharimal along with his two friends were moving […]

Mishap in Nandankanan, 3 visitors injured

Bhubaneswar: At least three visitors were injured after they were rammed by a bus outside the Lion safari inside Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar here on Wednesday. The mishap occurred between 2:30 pm and 3 pm. According to reports, the safari bus ran into a group of visitors inside the zoo after […]

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 […]