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Two bears rehabilitated at Nagaland Zoological Park

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By EMN Updated: Jan 09, 2022 11:38 pm
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Two female black bears being rehabilitated at Nagaland Zoological Park in Dimapur on January 8.

Dimapur, Jan. 9 (EMN): A team of animal rescuers from Kiphire wildlife division led by the wildlife warden, M Limaba, rescued two female black bears from Shangsa village in Mon district and transported to Nagaland Zoological Park (NZP) in Dimapur on January 7.

An update from Limaba stated that the two black bears were reared for almost three years by one P Apei Konyak and family of Shangsa village under Tizit sub-division in Mon district until they were rescued by the team wildlife division. He stated that the family willfully donated the animals in response to the department’s persistent awareness and to set an example for others to emulate. He also expressed gratitude to the family for coming forward to donate the animals.

Meanwhile, the wildlife division also expressed gratitude to Dr. Micheal, veterinary doctor from Dimapur; Ao Chuba, director of Intangki National park; Tokaho Kinimi, wildlife warden of Dimapur; and their teams for all the help and support.

The division further thanked Kamhi Wangsa from Shangsa village for providing information and rendering all the logistical support.

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By EMN Updated: Jan 09, 2022 11:38:03 pm