Alipore Zoo
News  /  Published 15.09.21

Alipore zoo reopens with strict Covid restrictions

The Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata has reopened its premises for public viewing on Wednesday after almost a 5-month-long break.  The Alipore zoo in Kolkata had closed its doors for vi...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Fewer Metro trains from May 6, zoo shut

From Thursday, Metro Railway will run 216 trains every weekday, further down from the current fleet of 238 trains, an official said. The Metro daily passenger count, which had touched 1.8 lakh in Mar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.21

Alipore Zoo adds a new star

A zebra gave birth to a baby at Alipore Zoo on March 26. The female foal, weighing around 25kg, was let out in the open in front of visitors on Friday. The latest star in stripes takes the herd streng...
By The Telegraph

Arts  /  Published 20.03.21

KCC trains the lens on the unnoticed through a photo exhibition

Each photograph has a story to tell and has deep-rooted emotions attached. The concept of the city has many interpretations and subjective meanings, which the exhibition has attempted to capture by sh...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.03.21

'Nervous' lion drags intruder

A man scaled a 14ft-high boundary wall and jumped into the lions’ enclosure at the Alipore zoo on Friday morning, after which the animal dragged him around 30ft into its shelter. The man, with ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 14.03.21

Two puppies join zoo family

Two dhole (also called Asiatic wild dog) puppies, born at Alipore Zoo on December 22 last year, were displayed for the first time on Saturday. The dhole (Cuon alpinus) is an average sized canine foun...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.02.21

Three off roster for toucan theft

Two guards and one supervisor at the Alipore zoo have been taken off the roster for “negligence of duty" following the alleged theft of three exotic birds from an enclosure, officials said ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.02.21

Alipore zoo mystery of missing toucans

The zoo has some 90 CCTV cameras and around two dozen guards are deployed at night. But the cameras do not cover all enclosures properly, said sources in the zoo. In August 2009, eight marmosets wer...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.01.21

Don't drop your guard and mask

The footfall has been on the rise at the zoo, Science City and the Victoria Memorial.  The average week-day footfall at the zoo was 5,000 in the middle of November. Now, it has climbed up to aro...
By Sanjay Mandal, Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Calcuttans celebrate New Year’s Day

By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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