Exchange of Animals

Arrival of new animals from different zoos under animal exchange programme (2016-17).

Name of the zoo Date Animal brought Animals sent
Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, Chennai 20.07.2016 Cuvier’s dwarf caiman (2M+3F) Water monitor lizard (1M+3F)
Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad  07.12.2016 Indian tiger (1M),
White peafowl (1M+1F),
Mouse deer (5M+2F),
Red jungle fowl (2M+3F),
Painted stork (2M+2F),
Mugger Crocodile (2M+3F)
Indian tiger (1F)
Water monitor Lizard (1M+2F)
Mouse deer (1F)
Java sparrow (10M+10F)
Zebra finch (10M+10F)
Golden pheasant (1M+1F)
Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, Lucknow 20.03.2017 Painted stork (2M+2F)
Gharial (4M)
Swamp deer (3M+2F)
Sloth bear (2M+1F)

Notable births

Four horned antelope, Hog deer, Gaur, Giant squirrel, Brow antlered deer, Common palm civet, Sambar, Blackbuck, Lion, Hippopotamus, Rhesus macaque, Barn owl, Black kite, Night Heron, White Ibis, Eastern rosella, Swainsons’s lorikeet, Grey pelican,  Emu, Gharial and Water monitor lizard.

New arrivals

Mayer’s parrot, Red bellied parrot, Cuvier’s dwarf caiman and Red jungle fowl

Successful rearing

Hand rearing of young wild animals is always a challenging task.