Andhra Pradesh

Vizag zoo to start celebrating Wildlife Week from today

File photo of the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam.   | Photo Credit: K.R. Deepak

On the occasion of the 66th Vanyaprani Saptah, known as wildlife week celebrations, from October 2 to 8, officials from Indira Gandhi Zoological Park (IGZP) will be organising a series of events throughout the week.

According to IGZP Curator Nandani Salaria, on October 2, a cleanliness and plantation drive will be conducted at the zoo. On October 3, an online workshop on urban wildlife will be organised. On October 4, the International Zoo Keepers’ Day will be celebrated with an online session for zoo keepers in collaboration with Central Zoo Authority (CZA).

An online workshop on the wildlife of the Vizag zoo will be held on October 5 and online exhibition of photography competition entries and distribution of prizes will be conducted on October 6. On October 7, an online workshop on birds and bird identification will be held. The IGZP will also conduct the launch of a zoo volunteer programme on October 8.

The IGZP has conducted various online competitions, mainly elocution, essay writing, poster making, quiz and photography competitions from September 23 to 27. Prizes will be given to the winners during the week-long programme. The details of the daily programme schedule and timings are available at the zoo website -

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