In the view of the ongoing summer season and rising temperature Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad here on Saturday came out with special arrangements for the animals. In a press release stated that summer preparations have been made by the Zoo authorities to take good care and protection of the animals.
“In view of summer season, Management of ‘Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad’ has taken up the summer arrangements and precautionary measures to ease summer stress & stroke in the interest of Animals Health, Care and Protection of the Mammals, Birds , Reptiles and other animals. Watering on Lawns & Gardens is continuously being done to keep the enclosure and its surrounding green and cool from first week of March-2023 to Mid of June-2023,’’stated, in a press released.
Summer arrangements made for the Animals including over 200 sprinklers and small rain guns are fixed in all the enclosures particularly in Herbivores. Over 1000 Foggers in the Reptile House, New Macaws, all Pheasantry and Aviary area in Zoo Park. More than 1000kgs of Thunga Grass on the roof of enclosure night houses at least 6 inches breadth. Provided shade net to the Duck Pond, Stork Pond area. More than 80 air Coolers in monkeys, Carnivore and Omnivores enclosures. Air Conditioners and Exhaust Fans are fixed in the Nocturnal Animal house and cub rearing centre etc.
The Animal Keepers, Head Animal Keepers, Park Supervisor said to have taken preventive steps time to time to avoid summer stress to the wild Animals, Birds and Reptiles etc.
Prashant Bajirao Patil, Curator, Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad took stock of arrangements and asked all the field staff to keep a constant vigil on the Animals.
Besides, Animal keepers, Malis, Workshop technicians were assigned different task to ensure proper maintenance to deal with summer related problems.
“We are going to conduct ‘Wildlife-Education’ and awareness programmes for the school students very soon. The wildlife and Nature lovers can come up with special ideas & concept for the welfare of the Animals, Forest and Zoo,’’ added, Prashant Bajirao Patil, Curator, Zoological Park in Hyderabad.