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Byculla zoo entry fee hike doesn’t deter penguins’ fans

The civic body had received a lot of flak after it had hiked the entry fee by ten-fold from Rs 5 to Rs 50 from August 1 this year.

29 Oct 2017 1:16 AM

Ashish Shelar seeks SIT probe into penguin procurement at Byculla zoo

Shelar alleged that one of the penguins died after bringing it to the zoo because it was already infected by bacteria.

29 Jul 2017 3:06 AM

Post August 1, pay Rs 100 instead of Rs 5 to enter Byculla zoo

A family of four will be allowed into the zoo by paying a fee of just Rs 100.

07 Jul 2017 2:36 AM

Tribals agitate against Byculla zoo’s extension

Sai Bangoda is home to 350 families; and Gaodevi and Bohrikhan to 50 and 80 families, respectively.

21 Jun 2017 2:42 AM

Two-year-old female penguin left alone as others find partners

A year after the penguins were brought to the zoo, all of them barring Bubble have selected their mates.

17 Jun 2017 2:26 AM


CZA questions selfie points at Byculla zoo

The park has now taken measures to reduce littering around the cafeteria.

27 May 2017 2:47 AM

BJP does volte-face, opposes zoo fee hike

BJP members had supported the move to increase the zoo fee in the civic markets and gardens committee on Monday.

10 May 2017 3:38 AM

Now pay 20 times more to enter Byculla zoo

The BMC has now decided to club together entry and penguin viewing charges.

09 May 2017 3:04 AM

Watch Byculla zoo penguins frolic on slide, seesaw soon

The zoo authorities have also ordered feeding balls, which have little openings from where the penguins will take out fish to eat.

07 May 2017 12:49 AM

Byculla zoo to shelter lions from Gujarat soon

BMC has approached two Gujarat zoos asking for Asiatic lions.

30 Apr 2017 2:16 AM


Penguins bought sans any thought: BMC chief

The issue got politicised with the NCP putting up posters across the city targeting the youth leader for the death of the female penguin.

13 Apr 2017 7:43 AM

Penguins continue to draw crowd at Byculla zoo

Zoo director said no timeframe on introducing new entry fees.

11 Apr 2017 1:27 AM

Byculla zoo to let penguins mate in privacy

There are seven penguins in all – three males and four females – all two-and-a-half to three years old.

06 Apr 2017 3:25 AM

Mumbai: You may have to pay Rs 100 to view penguins

According to the new zoo rates, entry fees for adults and kids will be Rs 100 and Rs 25, respectively.

02 Apr 2017 1:48 AM

No fees to view penguins for few more days

Ever since opening of the penguins exhibition centre on March 17, thousands of Mumbaikars have flocked to Byculla Zoo to see the exotic birds.

01 Apr 2017 3:10 AM


Mumbai: Elephant hurt, but bureaucrats deny caretaker is to blame

The use of ankush on animals is banned by the court.

25 Mar 2017 2:35 AM

Zoo needs more cops to man crowds

More than 20,000 people visit the Byculla zoo every day to see the penguins.

25 Mar 2017 2:18 AM

Mumbai: Byculla zoo penguin exhibit to open for public on Mar 18

Earlier, the Zoo lost a penguin named Dory in October 2016 due to some bacterial infection.

15 Mar 2017 2:01 PM

Penguins get permanent enclosure in Byculla Zoo after 7 months

Tourists will have to wait to get a glimpse of the flightless birds as the enclosure will be thrown open for the public only after a week.

07 Mar 2017 1:12 PM

Penguin exhibit to open at Byculla zoo before BMC polls

The zoo authorities are racing against time to complete construction of the entire exhibit area so that it can open within a fortnight.

22 Jan 2017 2:38 AM