BHUBANESWAR: With bird flu scare gripping several parts of the State, the Nandankanan Zoo on Tuesday went into a precautionary mode sanitising the sprawling facility and effecting preventive measur

BHUBANESWAR: The Nandankanan Zoological Park, which is adding new attractions in its Golden Jubilee year, is making the most of the year-end festivities and holidays.

BHUBANESWAR: The Nandankanan Zoological Park is all set to add to its exhibits.

BHUBANESWAR: Wildlife authorities and conservationists on Monday joined forces and called for increased protection of elephant habitats and corridors to save jumbos which are facing a development onslaught.

Every year, October 4, the day before Wildlife Week observance begins, is celebrated as Elephant Day.

ANGUL: THERE has been a growing concern across the country over the fast dwindling population of vultures. Gone are the days when we found vultures in groups flying in the sky or fighting for a carcass.

The global warming which is inviting trouble to our earth is evident from its effect on the living creatures. The temperature in coastal Odisha is increasing day-by-day. The temperature during first week of April was the highest in the last decade.

BHUBANESWAR: The avenues for amusement and entertainment may have gone up in the city, but good old Nandankanan Zoo continues to draw in the crowd as the tourists

The ongoing year is inching closer to an end but the passing year would be not be a memorable one for the major big cat conservation projects in the State. This year, the State Forest Department had to face the ignominy and all round criticism for wipeout of tigers from Panna.

Rajesh Singh, the alleged mastermind behind the marmoset theft, had struck a deal with a 72-year-old man in Pune to sell the rare monkeys, police said on Monday.

BHUBANESWAR: The endangered swamp deer in Nandankanan Zoological Park are falling prey to a sinus tumor leaving the famous animal park authorities concerned.

Of the 10 swamp deer at its disposal, two have already fallen victim to the disease which is genetic in nature. The Zoo today convened an emergency meet of its technical and health committees to discuss the issue.