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“From the number of tickets sold, it is evident that a large number of visitors have been visiting the zoo. Only one enclosure (Beat No. 14) for Giraffe enclosure is lying empty.
Details of deaths of animals in the Delhi Zoo and the cause of deaths are as follows:
S. No.
Name of Animal
Date of Death
Reason
1
Giraffe
09.06.2015
Myocarditis & Kidney Failure
2
Zebra
01.05.2011
Septicemia, Toximea& Cardiac Arrest
3
Ostrich
11.07.2016
Enteritis
4
King Cobra
22.12.2015
Pneumonitis





National Zoological Park is making efforts to procure animals from other zoos of the country and other World Association of Zoos and Aquarium (WAZA) affiliated zoos. For acquisition of Ostrich, the Zoo has requested Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, Kerala and Zoo has requested WAZA member zoos of Europe for Giraffe, African Lion, Red Lechwe and Kangaroo.”

This information was given by Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Anil Madhav Dave, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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