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Amid criticism, 80,000 tourists visit Antarctica to swim with penguins

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

Preparations begin for Penguins’ nesting season

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

Penguins recover 25 per cent of money spent on them

10,000 people visit the zoo every day, visitors double on holidays.

31 Jan 2019 3:22 AM

Same-sex penguin couple incubate egg at Sydney aquarium

Gentoo penguins share parenting responsibilities equally, so there is little difference between opposite-sex or same-sex parenting

16 Oct 2018 10:08 AM

Warming Antarctic risks diet of Emperor Penguins

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


Peckish penguins can’t get enough Bombay duck

All seven penguins put together eat around 5-6kg of fish every day.

14 Apr 2018 2:41 AM

Popular penguin exhibit breathes life into Byculla Zoo

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

Byculla zoo entry fee hike doesn’t deter penguins’ fans

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

Watch Byculla zoo penguins frolic on slide, seesaw soon

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

Byculla zoo to let penguins mate in privacy

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


Penguins get permanent enclosure in Byculla Zoo after 7 months

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