The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered status quo on shifting of a “man-eater” tiger known as T24 or Ustaad, from the Ranthambhore National Park in Rajasthan to a zoo.

The government is looking at amending the Wildlife Protection Act to bring conservation breeding centres, like zoos and rescue centres, under it.

To reintroduce captive-bred endangered animals like red panda and snow leopard into the wild, the Darjeeling zoo has now started a new breeding conservation centre for wildlife.

A team of two members appointed by Central Zoo Authority (CZA), a statutory body under the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) monitoring zoos in the country, is expected to evaluate Maharaj

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.

A day after 22 spotted deer died at the Kanan Pendari Zoo Park in Chhattisgarh, investigations have revealed that the deaths were caused due to Anthrax bacterial infection.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has rejected the Uttar Pradesh government’s proposal to construct a VVIP guest house near Mulayam Singh Yadav’s dream project – lion safari —in Etawah

The district surveillance unit of the health department had taken note of accumulation of nullah water in the lake of the Kanpur zoo which is a breeding ground for the various bacterial diseases.

Gem mining in Seethawaka river has been taken over by the Sri Lankan government, National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA). According to Director General Janaka Udaya Kumara, this decision was taken to prevent illegal gem mining in the Thalduwa area of Seethawaka river. Read more in this October 2013 edition of the Monthly Sri Lanka State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.

Nandankan zoo came out almost unscathed in the cyclone Phailin on Saturday, zoo authorities said on Sunday. It will reopen on Monday.

"There was no death or injury to any caged animal or bird. There was no escape either. Though we generally remain closed on Monday, we will reopen it in view of Dussehra," zoo deputy director Kamal Purohit told TOI. The zoo attracts large number of visitors on Durga puja.

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