Covid Delta variants found at Vandalur zoo

Genome sequencing samples of four of the nine lions, which tested positive for SARS Cov-2 at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park (AAZP) at Vandalur, has revealed that they are Delta variants as per World Health Organisation (WHO) nomenclature. Continue Reading

Lioness dies, 9 animals test positive: What’s happening in Vandalur zoo?

A nine-year-old lioness died of SARS COV-2 infection at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park (AAZP), popularly called as Vandalur Zoo here, where nine lions have also tested positive. Continue Reading

Vandalur Zoo gears up for Pongal festival

Arignar Anna Zoological Park management has said that elaborate arrangements have been made to receive visitors on Pongal festival days. A joint meeting with the district administration was recently conducted at Arignar Anna Zoological Park to discuss special arrangements for the visitors during Pongal holidays in the presence of Chengalpattu District Collector John Louis, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Director Yogesh Singh, Chengalpattu District Superintendent of Police Kannan, Deputy Director S Sudha, Assistant Director K Sekar and other officials. Continue Reading

Chennaiite donates Rs 50,000 worth wheelchairs to Vandalur zoo

Small and simple moments often leave a profound impact on people. Some even change the course of life for many. It may be a little gesture, a comment from a passer-by or even a cute smile that could make another person’s day beautiful. Continue Reading

Now, watch black tiger cubs 24/7 at Vandalur zoo

The Arignar Anna Zoological Park has introduced live streaming facility of rare sited black tiger cubs along with sibling white tiger cub and mother. According to a press release, black tigers are due to pseudo-melanism. Continue Reading