Maitri Bagh Zoo gifts pair of white tiger to Satna Safari

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Apr 2018 10:37:58





Staff Reporter

The Maitri Bagh Zoo management has presented a pair of white tigers to Satna White Tiger Safari, Mukundpur, Maday Pradesh. Keeping in the mind, the lessening number of white tigers in Madhya Pradesh region, the Maitri Bagh Zoo run by BSP decided to gift a pair of white tiger to Satna White Tiger Safari. After receiving the permission from Central Zoo Authority of India and Forest and Wildlife Department of Chhattisgarh Govt., the pair of white tigers will be transported to Satna on Thursday morning.

The team from Satna White Tiger Safari led by Director, Sanjay Raikhere and Dr Rajesh Tomar On Wednesday reached Maitri Bagh Zoo, Bhilai and completed the formalities for of transportation of the two white tigers from the zoo.
NK Jain, Chief Veterinary Officer of Maitri Bagh Zoo informed that the pair of two white tigers including a 6 year old male white tiger, Gopi and 18 months old female white tigress, Sonam will be sent to Satna White Tiger Safari. All the necessary preparations for sending both the white tigers to Satna have already been completed and on Thursday morning they will be transported to Satna. Dr GK Dubey AGM Horticulture stated, “The Maitri Garden Zoo has the credit of presenting twelve white tigers including Sonam and Gopi to other zoos such as Bokaro, Indore, Mukundpur and Lucknow”.