Guwahati Zoo Arranges Heaters Animals To Protect Them From Chilling Winter

Guwahati: In order to keep the body temperatures of animals warm during the winter season, heaters have been placed outside their enclosures at Guwahati Zoo. The heaters will help them to beat the chilling winters.

The placement of heaters for animals is a part of the special arrangements that have been made at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden in view of bone-chilling cold weather.

The zoo staff was seen keeping heaters close to the cages housing tigers, lions, and other animals.

“We have arranged for heaters and have taken other preventive measures for animals here so that they don’t suffer from cold,” said Rajnikanth Deka, a staff at Guwahati Zoo.

“For tigers and lions, we have installed heaters, while for bears we have used stubble,” he said.

“200-watt bulbs have been arranged for birds, their cages are covered with plastic during the night,” he added.

Moreover, he claimed that boxes had been set up for nocturnal birds.

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