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Mumbai’s Byculla zoo reopens after Covid shutdown

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The Byculla zoo also known as Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan which opened its gates to the public on Monday after remaining closed for almost a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, drew 1,400 visitors, zoo authorities said.

The zoo garnered a revenue of ₹69,600 on the opening day.

According to zoo authorities, the two biggest attractions for visitors were the two Royal Bengal tigers named Shakti and Karishma followed by the Humboldt penguins.

This article was published on the Hindustan Times on Februari 15, 2021.