Assam State Zoo
North East  /  Published 15.05.20

7 pygmy hogs to be released

Seven pygmy hogs were released in Manas on Thursday and seven more will be released in the next couple of days. “This is good news and the old glory of Manas seems to be coming back,” Manas field ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.01.20

Zoo signs pact with refinery to grow fodder

The Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden and Guwahati Refinery have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for hydroponic farming system as part of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) here on ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

City awaits rhino from Assam

A teenaged female rhino from Assam will come to Alipore zoo this monsoon and a male giraffe from the city will be sent to the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati as part of an exchange programme.“The two zo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.11.18

Oldest Assam zoo inmate dies

After Rani, Raja the hippopotamus also left the Assam State Zoo.The zoo authorities on Sunday bade a tearful adieu to Raja who was the oldest inmate of the zoo.Hippo (Hippopotamus amphibius) is one of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

First serow calf born in zoo

A loan breeding arrangement between Assam and Nagaland zoos bore fruit after a Himalayan serow calf, an endangered species, was born here on Wednesday, the day of Magh Bihu. This was the first time th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 13.08.19

Assam state zoo request for independent society

The Assam state zoo authorities have requested the state government to form a society so that the money earned through entry fees from visitors is used for welfare measures and to address unforeseen c...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.04.20

New diet for zoo inmates

The inmates of the Assam State Zoo are also going on a diet, but not to fall in with the latest fashion trends.The zoo authorities have decided to streamline the diets of the inmates to make them acti...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.10.19

Plan for second Assam zoo

Assam will soon have its second zoo with a team of experts inspecting a site at Rajnikhal in Cachar district on Wednesday to set up a proposed zoo-cum-wildlife-rehabilitation-centre in Barak Valley.So...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

North East  /  Published 26.02.20

And then the langurs, there were none...

Environmentalists and nature lovers have expressed concern over the reports of death of Assam’s last golden langur at the Umananda river island in Guwahati.They have urged the state’s forest depar...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 31.12.19

Stork chicks hatch at zoo

The Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden and Aaranyak have been successful in hatching a pair of greater adjutant stork chicks in an artificial platform within the zoo enclosure in the first experimen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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