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Lions die in Gir forest

A dozen lions die in Gir forest Around a dozen lions have died in Dalkhania range of Gir forest in Amreli district of Gujarat within a week. According to sources, eight lions died owing to infections, one due to food poisoning and three due to infighting. A probe is on. …

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Alipore zoo gets a baby kangaroo

In October 2017, when four kangaroos arrived at the Alipore Zoological Gardens from the Kanazawa Zoo of Japan, officials at the Alipore facility had not thought that the marsupials would start breeding in less than a year. On Friday, a baby kangaroo emerged from its mother’s pouch. This appearance prompted …

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Mumbai gives India its first baby penguin

The kind of tension typically felt outside a maternity ward was seen at Byculla zoo on Wednesday. Anxious minutes passed as staffers waited for the baby’s arrival. And at 8.02 p.m., they saw, via CCTV, the sight they had anticipated for 40 days — the first Humboldt penguin to be …

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45 rescued from Sultan Garh Waterfalls in M.P.

The Madhya Pradesh police have rescued at least 45 people who were stranded in the Sultan Garh Waterfalls in Shivpuri district on Wednesday due to a sudden surge in water. A search operation is under way to locate a few missing persons who were swept away by the gushing water, …

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