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Bird-watching at Thippayyanakere
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Bird-watching at Thippayyanakere

January 6, 2021

In all, 145 bird species identified at the rejuvenated Lake Mysuru: Thippayyanakere situated adjacent to Ring Road in Lalithadripura has become one more birding hotspot in Mysuru after Karanji Lake, Kukkarahalli Lake, Lingambudhi Lake and the Hebbal Lake.  Hundreds of foreign birds have arrived at Thippayyanakere and city-based Mysuru Science Foundation and Aranya Outreach had…

Parks, playgrounds open: Public can visit Kukkarahalli, Karanji, Lingambudhi Lakes too
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Parks, playgrounds open: Public can visit Kukkarahalli, Karanji, Lingambudhi Lakes too

September 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Continuing the Union Government’s guidelines of opening up of public places including parks, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has issued an order to open all the parks and playgrounds with immediate effect.  In an order issued this morning, MCC Commissioner Gurudatta Hegde has stated that all parks, playgrounds within the MCC limits will be…

No Bird Flu scare at Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake
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No Bird Flu scare at Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: In the wake of Bird Flu, all precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of disease at Mysuru Zoo and Karanji Lake.  When SOM contacted Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni this morning, he said that there are no traces of Bird Flu at Mysuru Zoo but all necessary precautions are being taken….

Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down
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Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down

March 15, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore:  As a precautionary measure to contain the COVID-19  spread, the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has ordered shut down of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and Karanji Lake Nature Park in city for nine days from today (Mar.15) till Mar.23. The ZAK Has also ordered closure of Bannerghatta National Park at Bengaluru and…

Rare bird spotted at Karanji Lake
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Rare bird spotted at Karanji Lake

February 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a special discovery, bird lovers have spotted a White-Rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus) at the Karanji Lake inside the Chamarajendra Zoological Garden. A group of volunteers reported the rare sighting at the Lake.  A team comprising S. Nisarga, S. Shylajesha and Sudhanshu Hegde spotted the songster bird and according to Shylajesha, the bird is…

Mysuru Zoo to get subway soon
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Mysuru Zoo to get subway soon

January 3, 2020

Subway to connect the ever-busy parking lot and Zoo entrance  Vehicular movement in front of Zoo to be banned once works start Mysuru/Mysore: The frequent traffic jams amidst movement of pedestrians and tourists in front of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo/ Mysore Zoo) will be a thing of the past soon with the construction…

Invasive, intertwined weeds cleared from Karanji Lake
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Invasive, intertwined weeds cleared from Karanji Lake

November 7, 2019

Mysuru: Soon after rainwater flowing from the Chamundi Hill filled up the desilted Karanji Lake to the brim, the Zoo authorities that manage the Lake have got into the act of beautifying the Lake. A massive operation to clear the weeds and wild growth has been undertaken to prevent the growth of water hyacinth that…

Karanji Lake Full: Boating resumes
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Karanji Lake Full: Boating resumes

October 18, 2019

Mysuru: Karanji Lake that supports a rich and rare biodiversity has regained its pristine beauty and is full of water now. As such, the much-loved boating activity in the Lake that was suspended in the month of February due to lack of water has resumed, pulling a large number of tourists.  The Lake is maintained…

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