Employees of all sections of the zoo, went on strike against the suspension of one watch and ward staff member and another head Mali.
The fauna of the Nehru Zoological Park were deprived of daily meal by over two hours on Friday, as the zoo staff went on a flash strike, protesting against suspension of two of their colleagues.
The zoo authorities had to place requisition to the outsourcing contractor for more hands, and the lunch for animals was delayed till they arrived, said an official on condition of anonymity.
The striking employees were back to work later.
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