04 Jan 2014
Kolkata: Kolkata on Saturday recorded the coldest day of the season with the mercury dipping to 12.7 degrees Celsius. The city had recorded a low of 15.6 degrees Celsius on Friday.
24 Apr 2014
New Delhi: YouTube has played a momentous role in transforming the world of Internet and exactly nine years ago on April 23 the first ever video ‘Mee at Zoo’ was uploaded on the popular video-sharing website by its co-owner Jawed Karim.
12 Apr 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: The Thiruvanathapuram zoo has become the fourth zoological park in the country to have anacondas, the longest and heaviest snake variety.
16 Apr 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: After anacondas, the city zoo here is all set to welcome a host of new animals, including blue bulls and barking deer, and birds to its enclosure.
20 Dec 2013
Vadodara/Lucknow: Two pairs of Asiatic lions were shifted to Uttar Pradesh from the Sakkarbag Zoo in Gujarat as part of the animal exchange programme between the zoos.
17 Aug 2013
Beijing: A Chinese zoo ridiculed for disguising a dog as a lion has shut down temporarily for ‘rectification’, media reported on Friday. The zoo's supposed ‘African lion’ was exposed as a fraud when the dog used as a substitute - a Tibetan Mastiff - started barking.
12 Mar 2013
Actor Brad Pitt has reportedly made a zoo at his French Chateau Mirava house for his six children. Pitt has made a small zoo with geese, ducks, goats, llamas, bantam chickens, emus and lop-eared rabbits in it for his children -- Maddox, 11; Pax, 9; Zahara, 7; Shiloh, 6; and four-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne -- who he raises with fiancee Angelina Jolie, reports a website.
23 Jul 2013
Nagpur: Think over adopting just cats, dogs and birds. Now you can be the proud owners of the largest cat, leopards, jackals and monkeys. It seems strange but it`s true, Maharajbagh zoo (is a part of Punjabrao Deshmukh Agriculture University, Akola) in Nagpur, makes provision to adopt the wild for a fee.
27 Jul 2012
Indonesian zookeepers have moved an orangutan out of visitors' sight so she'll no longer smoke lit cigarettes people regularly throw into her cage.
25 Aug 2012
A zoo in Rome is helping its animals overcome the blistering summer temperatures with specially flavoured frozen yoghurt and shaved ice. The Rome Biopark adopted the new methods to battle this year's high temperatures, and for the animals to have a more pleasurable time.