Guwahati: Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden added yet another member into their flock under an exchange programme between State Zoo and Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna. A giraffe which is being transported as part of the exchange programme from Patna to Guwahati will reach here in Assam within two days.
According to reports, the female giraffe is on its way to the Assam Zoo and will reach Guwahati in a couple of days time which was approved by Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi.
Assam Minister of Excise, Forest and Environment, Parimal Suklabaidya taking to twitter wrote, “Giraffe is on the way to @AssamZoo. It will again a part of the Zoo after a long gap of 8 years. The female giraffe is coming from @PatnaZoo under an animal exchange programme approved by Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi.”
Earlier, two female giraffes called Saraswati and Laxmi died in the state zoo due to age related ailments and this will be the third giraffe after a span of 8 years.