The Member Secretary of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) Dr Anup Kumar Naik inaugurated the newly constructed baby feeding centre at the children corner inside the Nehru Zoological Park in the city today.
He also inaugurated the Barking Deer enclosure and released 4 animals for the display. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Anup Kumar said this unique facility provided for the mothers for feeding their babies during their visit to the zoo park is available in only one or two Zoos’ in the country. He also later visited the zoo veterinary hospital and enquired about the rescue operations conducted by the zoo veterinarians and their treatment particulars and their release into the wild.
He also visited the Mouse Deer conservation breeding centre and interacted with the biologist. The biologist explained all the activities and the measures taken up by the Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, and after successfully breeding the animals were soft released into the wild at Amrabad Tiger Reserve (ATR), Kinnersani Wildlife Sanctuary and Mrugawani National Park.
Curator of the Nehru Zoological Park N Kshitija gave a power point presentation on zoo management and various other development works which are carried out during the year and the animal exchange proposals forwarded to Central Zoo Authority (CZA), New Delhi, for consideration. Animal adoption scheme brochure is also released by the
Member Secretary. Speaking on the occasion the Member Secretary promised all help from CZA to help Nehru Zoological Park to maintain its top position in the country.
Dr Anup Kumar was accompanied by Prl. Chief Conservator of Forests (Hoff ) P.K. Jha, Addl. PCCF (Wildlife & Admin) Munindra, Director Zoo Park, Dr Sidhanand Kukrety etc.