Zoology

  • Leopard cub dies of suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society May 23, 2014

    In a tragic incident, a male leopard cub, Bobby, died on Friday due to suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society in Jamshedpuron Friday, a Zoo official said. Bobby breathed his last around 4 PM because of sudden choking of throat due to a piece of meat, said Rajnish Kumar, a member...
  • London Zoo launches 5.7 mn pound project to save Indian lions January 26, 2014

    The London Zoo is coming to the rescue of India's endangered Gir lions with a 5.7millionpound project as part of international efforts to save the Asian breed of the big cat. The project by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) that runs London Zoo includes plans to increase the size of...
  • Fossilised birds found in wall of 177yearold school October 8, 2013

    Kolkata: Fossils of 17 birds were found buried in a wall during renovation of a 177yearold school building in Kolkata, with the Zoological Survey of India suggesting that they are the remains of a species of crows. The fossilised remains were found during renovation of La Martiniere for Boys School inKolkata,...
  • Man intrudes into tiger enclosure at Tata Zoo, handed over to police August 3, 2013

    Asif, who had intruded into the zoo tiger enclosure of Tata Zoo and was subsequently mauled by tiger Raghav last month, again made an attempt to intrude the tiger enclosure on Friday by climbing over the marine drive road zoo boundary wall of the Tata Steel Zoological Park here. Asif was...
  • Kerala: Zoology professor builds homes for poor February 5, 2013

    Pathanamthitta: Dr M S Sunil is a zoology professor at the Catholicate College in Kerala's small town of Pathanamthitta but what she does is much more than just teaching. It started a few years ago when she decided to build a home for one one of her students who lived...
  • Hyderabad: Endangered animals thrive at zoo July 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: An Asiatic male lion cub was born a couple of days ago at Hyderabad Nehru zoological park besides a a male baby rhino was born on July 5. So far, as many as 46 endangered species of animals, birds and reptiles have been born in the last year at...
  • Jamshedpur: Man mauled after entering tiger enclosure July 17, 2012

    Jamshedpur: A man was mauled and seriously injured by a tiger after he sneaked into the animal's enclosure at the Tata Steel Zoological Society in Jamshedpur, police said on Tuesday. The man, whose identity is yet to be established, had entered the enclosure of Raghav, the full grown tiger, on...
  • Kerala: PSC does a copy and paste job from guide January 17, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Complaints have been raised about copying questions from a guide for the examination conducted by the PSC for the posts of Higher Secondary School Teacher (Zoology), reserved for SCs/STs.On November 3 last year the examinations were held for the posts of higher secondary school teacher (senior) zoology (category no.118/09)...
  • Elephant Day celebrated at Nandankanan Zoo October 5, 2010

    Bhubaneswar: Nandankanan Zoological Park in Orissa observed "Elephant Day" on Tuesday as part of a programme to raise awareness about the pachyderm. Adorned with special customised appliqu apparel, the jumbos were offered banana and coconut by the forest officials on the day. The prime attraction in the Zoological Park was the...