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Nandankanan Zoo Welcomes Five New Animals

Bhubaneswar: Five new members have joined the Nandankanan Zoo family, providing more reasons for a trip to the animal park this weekend. The new residents include a pair of Assamese Macaques, a pair of wild dogs and a female Himalayan Black Bear.The animals coming from the Aizwal Zoo in Mizoram reached Nandankanan around 9.30 PM on Thursday night.'As the species  are new to the zoo, they have been kept in quarantines for observation following which they will be released to their respective enclosures for display, ' informed officials.With addition of the new animals, the number of species has increased to 157.Earlier in March this year, a pair of Red Hand Tamarin and a pair of Black tufted Marmoset were brought to the zoo from Madurai in Tamil Nadu.

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