The civic body has floated a tender at an estimated cost of Rs 15.26 crore for the upkeep of the flightless birds for the next three years
06 Sep 2021 1:34 AM
Officials also stated that the summer season would not take a toll on the penguins as the temperature of the enclosure is regulated manually.
05 May 2019 5:53 AM
The work for phase two of the Byculla zoo revamp project, which includes enclosures for 17 animals, was started last year.
23 Feb 2019 2:33 AM
In the phase one of the project, the civic body modernised the zoo premises and seven Humbolt penguins were exhibited.
23 Feb 2019 1:59 AM
The MNS chief tweeted a caricature of mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar confined to an animal enclosure at the zoo.
10 Nov 2018 2:20 AM
The BMC will have to provide him with an alternative accommodation before the mayor shifts there.
07 Nov 2018 1:12 AM
Animals include tiger, lion, swamp deer, nilgai and barking deer.
15 Sep 2018 1:01 AM
BMC has already brought Humboldt penguins in the first phase of restoration.
15 Sep 2018 1:00 AM
It will be spent on maintenance, air-conditioning of exhibition and quarantine enclosures.
11 Sep 2018 5:20 AM
The additional space is expected to be used for building enclosures for these animals.
27 Aug 2018 1:23 AM
The penguin baby died on Wednesday over liver ailments.
25 Aug 2018 1:06 AM
The country’s first penguin was born in the Byculla zoo on Wednesday.
18 Aug 2018 6:28 AM
People will have to wait further more to get the glimpse of baby penguin, as it will be brought for exhibition after nearly three months.
17 Aug 2018 5:49 AM
Viewing area was decorated with balloons; special short film commissioned.
22 Jul 2018 2:46 AM
Animals like leopard, jackal, hyena, wolf, sloth bear, otter and nilgai among others will be shifted to the new enclosures.
18 Jun 2018 6:24 AM
The Asian Age visited the zoo on Wednesday, the python enclosure was found well maintained with none of the visitors throwing coins.
04 May 2018 1:23 AM
Team of six doctors to ensure birds, repitiles are healthy.
04 May 2018 1:17 AM
All seven penguins put together eat around 5-6kg of fish every day.
14 Apr 2018 2:41 AM
The CM stated that as per the Development Plan 1991, the land has been reserved for the zoo.
08 Mar 2018 2:21 AM
The department is planning to set up a separate library for some of these old books, which will be open to students.
28 Nov 2017 2:28 AM