Zoology

  • London Zoo launches 5.7 mn pound project to save Indian lions 26-01-2014 08:44 PM

    The London Zoo is coming to the rescue of India's endangered Gir lions with a 5.7-million-pound 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...
  • Fossilised birds found in wall of 177-year-old school 08-10-2013 05:57 PM

    Kolkata: Fossils of 17 birds were found buried in a wall during renovation of a 177-year-old 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...
  • Man intrudes into tiger enclosure at Tata Zoo, handed over to police 03-08-2013 01:36 PM

    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...
  • Elephant Day celebrated at Nandankanan Zoo 05-10-2010 02:42 PM

    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 appliqué apparel, the jumbos were offered banana and coconut by the forest officials on the day. The prime attraction in the Zoological Park was...