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Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur Zoo receives pheasants in exchange for black bucks, Hog-deer


Zoological Park exchanges animals with Sri Siyajibaug Zoo, Vadodara, Gujarat

Jamshedpur, March 16: Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur, is donating 11 Hog-deers and 10 Black Bucks to Sri Siyajibaug Zoo, Vadodara, Gujarat as part of an animal exchange programme.

 Ring-Necked Pheasant 

A team from Sri Siyajibaug Zoo, Vadodara, Gujarat, led by Dr Pratyush Patankar (Curator cum Zoo in-charge) visited the Tata Steel Zoological Park on March 12 in context of the exchange. The team was felicitated by the Honorary Secretary of Tata Steel Zoological Society, Captain Amitabh.

The Vadodara based Zoo authorities presented 2 pairs of Pheasants namely – Ring-Necked Pheasant and Silver Pheasant to the Tata Steel Zoological Park officials. The acquisition/transfer of animals by the Zoo has been legitimated under section 38I of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, which has further been approved by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA).

 Silver Pheasant

Tata Steel Zoological Park has donated the herbivores on account of the surplus at the zoo, thereby keeping the core population intact. The Pheasants presented by the Sri Siyajibaug Zoo has remarkably enhanced the Pheasantry of the Tata Steel Zoological Park.

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