KATHMANDU, Jan 29: A wild animal which is considered rare in the world and found in Nepal is now in the limelight. It is not only being talked about but is also giving rise to many suspicions and curiosity in the field of wildlife conservation. This animal, which was found in the Terai only six days ago, has posed a challenge to researchers and scientists.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A snow leopard found in Urlabari of Morang has been shifted to the Central Zoo in Lalitpur.

LALITPUR, Jan 25: An injured snow leopard that was rescued from Urlabari, Sunsari in the eastern Tarai region has been brought to the Central Zoo at Jawalakhel.

Lalitpur, July 29: Lalitpur Metropolitan City has announced the plan to arrange a shuttle bus service at Central Zoo in Jawalakhel.

KANCHANPUR, April 23: The Royal Bengal tiger that attacked and killed a woman here will be transported to the Central Zoo in Lalitpur, said the Shuklaphanta National Park.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The central zoo in Jawlakhel, Kathmandu has recorded a drop in the number of rescued animals brought to this shelter of late.

KATHMANDU, November 18: Jawlakhel-based Central Zoo will be closed during the House of Representatives and Province Assembly elections to be held on November 20.

Central Zoo closed for a week

January 24, 2022 11:09 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The Central Zoo in Jawalakhel has been closed for a week due to the increasing risk of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Following the increasing number of coronavirus cases in recent periods, people visiting the Central Zoo at Jawalakhel have to mandatorily follow health safety protocols issued by the government.

KATHMANDU, April 6: A tiger, which created terror in the areas around the Bardiya National Park in southwestern Nepal, has finally been caged at the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The Central Zoo, located at Jawalakhel in Lalitpur district,  opened after a hiatus of nine months on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The Lalitpur-based Central Zoo has opened after a hiatus of nine months.

Central Zoo to reopen adopting precaution

November 12, 2020 17:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Central Zoo in Lalitpur which has been closed since March 20 is preparing to reopen by adopting health protocols.

Central Zoo going digital

January 23, 2020 13:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Central Zoo is going digital relieving visitors of standing in a long queue for hours to book tickets. Following this, zoo goers can book tickets online from anywhere. The zoo will go digital within the current fiscal year, 2076/77 as the administration is at work in this regard, said Dr Chiranjibi Prasad Pokharel, chief of the zoo administration.


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Central zoo animals getting new homes

February 24, 2019 13:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Jawalakhel-based Central Zoo has intensified the works to construct new and advanced structures for animals. According to Zoo's information officer Lina Chalise, a new shelter with air-conditioned facility is being built for red panda.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A 'digital education center' has been set up at the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel of Lalitpur.  The center was established with the support of Nepal Investment Bank as honor to British biological