Rare Black Buck, Bengali tigress give birth at KP zoos

05:39 PM | 1 Sep, 2020
Rare Black Buck, Bengali tigress give birth at KP zoos

PESHAWAR – A rare deer specie-black buck has given birth to three fawns in Gomal University Zoo, says the university's management.

Commenting on the development, the university's Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iftikhar Ahmed on Tuesday said in a press release that newborns had added to the beauty of the zoo.

The area of the zoo was also expanded to 50 kanals in order to accommodate more rare species of animal and birds and to make it the largest zoo of the district.

He said that the zoo would provide an opportunity to people of the area for recreation. All the three fawns are doing well and the Vice Chancellor appreciated performance of Dean Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Prof Dr Muhammad Salim Jalani and faculty teachers for best rearing of animals and better upkeep of the Zoo.

Yesterday, a Bengali tigress gave birth to two cubs in Peshawar Zoo, enriching the hustle bustle at zoo with addition of beautiful little creatures.

The zoo administration said the mother and cubs were in good health and the administration was taking extra care of the cubs and mother.

People from the city, especially the children were visiting the zoo in great numbers to see the beautiful little cubs.

The administration informed the tiger couple was brought from South Africa.