They may not be Dhoni, Zaheer Khan or Priyanka Chopra , but for the animals of Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal, each of their benefactors is a celebrity. A unique scheme launched by the park has witnessed thirty three wild life lovers adopting animals and ensuring they are well looked after at the park. After the rise in celebrity adoption of animals the novel scheme has succeeded in creating awareness among public and inspiring many to do a good deed or two for the animals.
The Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, has been adjudged the best Zoo in the country next only to Mysore Zoo, by the Central Zoo Authority of India (CZAI). The title comes because of the sincere efforts of Zoo officials to conserve endangered species through reproduction (captive breeding), and providing a better home for the animals and birds.