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Bird Flu scare shuts down Delhi Zoo

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Bird Flu scare shuts down Delhi Zoo

NEW DELHI – New Delhi zoo has temporarily closed after two birds died of bird flu, its curator said Wednesday (Oct 19), a month after India declared itself free of the disease. Riaz Khan zoo  spokesperson said tests had confirmed the birds died of the H5 strain of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu. […]

Nepal adds new bird to its tally!

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Nepal adds new bird to its tally!

Grey-sided Thrush, a globally endangered species of bird has been discovered for the first time in Makwanpur district, making up the total bird species in Nepal to 879. According to media sources, the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) under the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation in September verified the presence of […]

Pigeon arrested for threatening PM Modi!

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Pigeon arrested for threatening PM Modi!

They’re arresting pigeons for threatening Prime Minister Modi! This may be a story for the birds, but the BBC says it’s true. Indian police say they took a pigeon into custody after it was found with a note threatening the prime minister. The bird was found near the border with Pakistan. “We took it into […]