Nandankanan Zoo gets four Asiatic lions, pair of fox from Chhattisgarh


Barang: The Nandankanan Zoological Park here welcomed four new Asiatic lions and two foxes from Kanan Pendari Zoo Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.

According to sources, four male Asiatic lions and one pair of fox were brought from Kanan Pendari Zoo Bilaspur to Nandankanan last night at around 11.45 PM under Animal Exchange Programme approved by Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi.

The animals were brought from Kanan Pendari Zoo in exchange of a pair of Hippopotamus.

With the addition of these species, the number of Lions at Nandankanan has increased to 15 (8 Males and 7 Females) and the number of Fox has gone up to 4 (2 Male and 2 Female).

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