News: The Assam State Zoo and wildlife NGO Aaranyak has jointly bred a pair of Greater Adjutant (Hargila) chicks in an artificial platform within the zoo enclosure.
About Greater Adjutant Stork (Hargila):
- It is found in a few isolated pockets in Assam and Bihar in India and PrekToal in Cambodia.
- IUCN status: Endangered
- It is listed under schedule IV of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.