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Alipore Zoo
Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Zoos in Bengal to reopen on October 2

Zoos in Bengal, shut since March 17 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be open from October 2, the government said on Friday and released a set of guidelines for the reopening. Tickets have t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Zoo death focus on cable below ground

The two workers electrocuted at Alipore zoo on Thursday might have come in contact with an underground cable, CESC sources said.  A team from the power utility visited the site, near the elephan...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.20

2 workers at Alipore zoo electrocuted

Two men, part of a group of labourers putting up hoardings at the Alipore zoo, were electrocuted on Thursday morning. A third was injured and is in hospital. An official of the hospital said his cond...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.08.20

Alipore Zoo goes online

The Alipore zoo is closed to visitors because of the Covid pandemic. But animal lovers can now get a peek into the enclosures every day. The zoo authorities have started to upload live feed of the ani...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.20

Seized toucans in isolation at Alipore zoo

The pair of Keel-billed toucans that were seized by the BSF in Bongaon, North 24-Parganas, on Thursday are in quarantine at the Alipore zoo hospital. The birds are “traumatised and have not bee...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

BSF seizes Keel-billed toucans at Bongaon border

The BSF seized a pair of Keel-billed toucans near the Angrail border outpost in Bongaon, North 24-Parganas, on Thursday, an officer said. Officers at the outpost along the India-Bangla...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.07.20

Anaconda babies at Alipore zoo

Eleven babies born to a yellow anaconda are the centre of attention of the keepers and employees of Alipore zoo. The babies and mother are doing fine, a zoo official said. The mother is one of the f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.18

Bridge walks winter tightrope

The new footbridge in front of Alipore zoo is to be opened by mid-January, promising a safer crossing for pedestrians and a snarl-free road for traffic but missing the busiest days of winter.Christmas...
By Subhajoy Roy in Alipore

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.20

Valentines's day joy

A zebra and its newborn at Alipore zoo. The female foal, weighing around 25kg, was born on February 14 and has since been kept with its mother in a mini-shelter carved out of the zebra enclosure. Zoo ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Quiet days at the Alipore zoo

Cheerleaders are at work in one corner. Cupid has struck in another.Alipore zoo has remained shut to visitors for over a month and a half but keepers are trying to ensure life goes on as normal for 1,...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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