Science Tech  /  Published 04.06.22

Necks for sex: How giraffes evolved

Its bone structure was highly specialized for high-speed, head-to-head butting, a possible form of sexual competition between males.   Males with stronger, longer necks beat weaker rivals a...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.18

Wildlife conservation must be a high priority

By The Telegraph

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

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.19

If the US declares giraffes endangered does it matter?

Sir — The United States of America could soon declare giraffes an endangered species. But will that help the cause of these gentle giants, who, scientists believe, are undergoing a silent extinction...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.20

Great loss

Sir — It is heartbreaking that Kenya’s only white female giraffe and its seven-month-old calf were allegedly killed by poachers. Their bodies were found in a skeletal state last week. There is spe...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.19

Zoo visitors' cooperation is remarkable

Sir — People throng to the zoo during the winter. But their merriment often turns into misery for the animals. They are disturbed, given food that is unsuitable for them and left traumatized. The au...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.19

Calcutta zoo crowd eases giraffe's birth pangs

A giraffe that went into labour on one of the busiest days at the zoo was spared the trauma of giving birth in a noisy environment when the New Year’s Eve crowd unquestioningly dispersed on being to...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 30.11.19

8 years after Lakshmi, a giraffe graces zoo

 The Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden has received a giraffe after eight years.The two-year-old female giraffe, which reached Guwahati on Friday, has been brought from Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Ud...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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