Mumbai's Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo (VJB) will bring home, a pair of one-year-old sloth bear and jackal all the way from Surat.
This will be the first time in itshistory that the zoo will house a sloth bear.
Senior zoo officials informed that they are also eagerly awaiting clearance from Central Zoo Authority (CZA) to bring in lions from Sakkarbaug zoo in Junagadh, Gujarat.
Last month, VJB had brought a pair of leopards and jackals from Pilikula zoo in Mangaluru.
The shaggy-coated, medium-sized sloth bear found in scrub grasslands and dense forests.
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