GUWAHATI, JAN 7: After severe spell of cold, the Guwahati zoo authority has kept heaters in the animal enclosures to keep the animals warm during the winter.
The staffs were seen keeping heaters near the cages of tigers, lions and other animals to keep them warm during the winter.
Speaking to media persons, Rajnikanth Deka, staff of Guwahati zoo said, “We have taken precautionary measures and installed heaters near the cage of the animals to keep them warm in the winter season. We have installed heaters for lions and tigers and used stubble for bears,”.
He said, “For birds, 200-watt bulbs have been arranged, and their cages are covered with plastic at night,”.
Every year, zoo authorities make special arrangements in a bid to keep animals warm during the winters as temperature drops.
Apart from heating systems in cages, plastic sheets and bulbs are put up to protect birds, animals and other inmates during extreme weather.
“During winter the animals faced problem due to cold. We have arranged this to keep the health of the animal well during the winter,” said an official.
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