The colony of 2,500 penguins has been gradually declining over the years. It is not known if it is the fault of humanity.
29 Nov 2019 1:07 PM
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
10,000 people visit the zoo every day, visitors double on holidays.
31 Jan 2019 3:22 AM
Gentoo penguins share parenting responsibilities equally, so there is little difference between opposite-sex or same-sex parenting
16 Oct 2018 10:08 AM
The tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species, Emperor Penguin, have a varied menu that changes with the season.
03 May 2018 7:58 PM
All seven penguins put together eat around 5-6kg of fish every day.
14 Apr 2018 2:41 AM
Byculla Zoo or Jijamata Udyaan was formerly called Ranichi Baag (Queen's Gardens) after the original British name Victoria Gardens.
29 Dec 2017 5:44 AM
The civic body had received a lot of flak after it had hiked the entry fee by ten-fold from Rs 5 to Rs 50 from August 1 this year.
29 Oct 2017 1:16 AM
The zoo authorities have also ordered feeding balls, which have little openings from where the penguins will take out fish to eat.
07 May 2017 12:49 AM
There are seven penguins in all – three males and four females – all two-and-a-half to three years old.
06 Apr 2017 3:25 AM
Tourists will have to wait to get a glimpse of the flightless birds as the enclosure will be thrown open for the public only after a week.
07 Mar 2017 1:12 PM