Nandankanan Zoological Park In Bhubaneswar Gets 18 Animals From Aizawl Zoo

Bhubaneswar: Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP), on the outskirts of the Odisha capital, received 18 animals from Aizawl Zoological Park in Mizoram, as a part of an animal exchange programme, on Sunday.


The Nandankanan received two Himalayan black bears (one male and one female), two wild dogs, six Asian brown tortoises, two Assam macaques and six Stump-tailed macaques.

The Aizawl zoo got four Common Peafowls in exchange of these 18 animals of five species.

The Nandankanan authorities had sought the permission of  Central Zoo Authority for bringing 18 animals from Aizawl zoo on December 23 last year.

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