Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan biological park today welcomed six new guests from the Chhatbir Zoological Park of Chandigarh.

The animals from the Chhatbir Zoological Park include two leopards, 1 Saras bird, 2 white deers and 1 zebra.

In return two animals from Nandankanan zoo namely a White Tiger and a female Zebra will be sent to Chandigarh.

Of late, Nandankanan is losing its animals because of ageing. Therefore, the zoo authorities have decided to revive the exchange route to have more animals.