Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Khonoma Youth Organizaton donates bear cubs to NZP


Kohima, May 28: Continuing its conservation efforts. Khonoma Youth Organisation (KYO) under Kohima district on May 28 donated two Bear cubs to Nagaland Zoological Park, Dimapur.
KYO president Mhasilhoukho Yalie during a brief handing over programme held at General Movu Memorial on the outskirts of Khonoma village said that KYO strictly enforces the conservation and preservation regulations by initiating action against the defaulters.
He said that the 2-3 months old cubs were rescued by three youths of the village some two week back while on routine duty to inspect Mithun conservation in the forest of the village. They brought the cubs to the village and handed over to the KYO, which was donated to NZP today.
Wildlife Ranger Dimapur Tokaho Kinimi on behalf of the Chief Wildlife Conservator conveyed congratulations. He lauded Khonoma village for being pioneers of wildlife conservation and preservation in the State. He also assured of all possible help from the department to the KYO efforts in conservation and preservation.
Director of Nagaland Zoological Park Rangapahar Dimapur, Dr Prabhat Kumar said the community involvement of Khonoma in conservation and preservation of wildlife is an example for many other districts.
Handing over of the cubs to NZP shows the seriousness of the village in wildlife conservation efforts, he said.
He assured of the best possible up keep of the cubs.
Chaired by KYO member Zakie Khate the brief handing over programme started with prayer by KYO Advisor Kevikielie Pier. (Page News Service)