Alipore Zoo

News  /  Published 17.06.22

In pics: Crocodile Day, Subhashree Ganguly and more

By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 14.06.22

Young chimp flees enclosure in Alipore zoo, coaxed back with mango

The three share the enclosure with a 36-year-old chimpanzee named Babu. The three are allowed to loiter in the enclosure between 5am and 1pm, after which they return to their cage. Babu enters the en...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


News  /  Published 07.02.22

Sunday crowd troops back to hotspots in Kolkata

The zoo saw around 10,000 visitors. The tiger and chimpanzee enclosures were among the busiest. Sekhar and Jayati Sarkar, from Thakurpukur, were at the zoo with their three-year-old son, Suman. &ldq...
By Debraj Mitra and Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.01.22

Mellow Januarys in Kolkata

When the tithi turns favourable, expect large boxes on your table with grenade-laddoos, invitations in gold-foiled italics, no personal calls saying ‘We would be happy if you came’, city-w...
By Mudar Patherya

News  /  Published 10.01.22

Kolkata’s Maidan overflows with winter revellers

“Why should we answer you,” a woman barked when the photographer of this newspaper asked her the reason for not wearing a mask. Two policemen standing near the North gate of the Victoria ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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