Nandankanan zoo welcomes 4 asiatic lions, 2 foxes

Bhubaneswar: In a good news for animal lovers, as many as four male asiatic lions and two foxes have been brought to the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Odisha capital.

The animals recahed Nandankanan from Kanan Pendari Zoo, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh last night around 11.45 pm under the Animal Exchange Programme approved by Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi. A hippopotamus from Nandankanan will be sent to the Kanan Pendari Zoo soon.

The number of lions at Nandankanan has increased to 15 (8 males and 7 females) while the number of foxes has gone up to 5.

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