- Most of the animals had no food or water.
- Security was poor. At the time of the inspection, the zoo was supposed to be closed, yet investigators and tourists were allowed inside. A gate at one end of the zoo was left open and unattended, leaving animals vulnerable to intruders, such as the one who recently killed a bear at this zoo for his gall bladder.
- The hoolock gibbon enclosure was completely unsecured, as the door was not locked.
- A sambar was so hungry and dehydrated that he was foaming at the mouth and repeatedly banged his horns against the wire mesh fence.
- Food was kept within sight but out of the reach of two baby langurs. No water was available.
- The water bowl in one porcupine enclosure was completely dry. The floor in another porcupine enclosure was broken and covered with rotten fruit. Algae grew in the water bowl.
- The enclosure of an unidentified animal was strewn with old pieces of ant-infested chicken flesh, and the drinking water was filthy.
- Four bay owls were kept in an enclosure with a broken cement floor and had only contaminated water to drink.
- A leopard was kept in a “rescue centre” with a broken cement floor. No water could be seen.
- Two Himalayan black bears looked very ill. The floor of their enclosure was littered with garbage.
The porcupine has dirty water, and the only food in his cage is a piece of rotten fruit. The enclosure is barren.
This animal looks tired and thirsty. His unmarked cage is very small, containing only a rotten piece of chicken half-eaten by ants.