Tag: Mysore Zoo

Zoo animals adopted
News

Zoo animals adopted

February 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: C. Prashanth, Bengaluru – Rhesus Macaque – Rs. 5,000; K. Girish, Mysuru – Smooth Coated Otter- Rs.5,000; Divya Sreejith, Mysuru- Finch- Rs. 1,000; Lannan P. Katimani, Dharwad- Love Bird- Rs. 1,000; Pani Prakash Tandra,…

Feeding a Zoo!
Feature Articles

Feeding a Zoo!

February 16, 2020

What it takes to feed carnivores, omnivores, frugivores, insectivores, foliavores and nectavores By S. Kenneth Shishir One might think feeding a Zoo is easy. But Zoo keepers say that a lot of planning and preparation goes into animal diets. With more than 100 species of animals, reptiles and birds residing at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens…

Wilderness to Wellness
Feature Articles

Wilderness to Wellness

January 23, 2020

Title :  Annual Report 2018-19 Author :  Officer-in-charge , Mysuru Zoo Pages :  79 Publisher :  Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru The narrative, presented in a coffee table book form and printed on art paper, enriched by nearly 250 multi-coloured pictures, comprising 32 sections including a brief history of the Mysuru-based Zoo, established in 1892,…

Mysuru Zoo to get subway soon
News

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…

Hoolock Gibbons welcome Zoo visitors this New Year
News

Hoolock Gibbons welcome Zoo visitors this New Year

January 1, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: On New Year Day today, Forest Minister C.C.Patil inaugurated the public display of a pair of Hoolock Gibbons at Mysuru Zoo.  These animals were brought from Assam Zoo as part of animal exchange programme.  Speaking on the occasion, Patil said that Hoolock Gibbons, which is an endangered species, has been brought to Mysuru Zoo…

Captured tiger to be used for breeding
News

Captured tiger to be used for breeding

December 25, 2019

Mysuru:  In a significant boost to captive tiger breeding, the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, has planned to utilise the male tiger that was captured from Bandipur recently for breeding. The feline will be moved to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park (Hampi Zoo).   After a massive operation with a 300-strong force, the…

Deepavali holidays spur tourist flow to Mysuru
News

Deepavali holidays spur tourist flow to Mysuru

October 27, 2019

Mysuru: Weekend, coupled with Deepavali holidays, contributed to heavy rush of tourists to city with most of the popular tourist spots buzzing with crowds. Zoo: Mysuru Zoo received 4,000 visitors between 8.30 am and 11.30 am today with a gate collection of Rs. 4.12 lakh, according to Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni. Chamundi Hill:…

Winners of Zoo Photography contest
News

Winners of Zoo Photography contest

September 29, 2019

Mysuru: The following have won prizes and certificates at the photography contest conducted by Mysuru Zoo on Sept. 22. M.N. Jayakumar and Dinesh Kumble were the judges who selected the winners in Wildlife and Zoo categories. Winners in Wildlife Category are S.R. Madhusudhan of Mysuru (1st prize), Uday Tejaswi Urs of Bengaluru (2nd prize) and…

BRBNMPL renews its adoption of Zoo animals
News

BRBNMPL renews its adoption of Zoo animals

August 24, 2019

Mysuru: Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL), Mysuru, has renewed its adoption of one Asiatic Lion, one Bengal Tiger, two Giraffes and two Zebras for a period of one year from July 7, 2019 to July 8, 2020 by paying the adoption fee of Rs. 5 lakh to Mysuru Zoo under its Corporate…

Researchers find symptoms of stress in captive elephants
News

Researchers find symptoms of stress in captive elephants

August 22, 2019

Scientists from CCMB Hyderabad examine jumbos at Mysuru Zoo and Elephant Camps  “Elephants involved in public procession in Mysuru Dasara festival had significantly elevated stress hormones compared to their counterparts at Mysuru Zoo,” the research group said. Mysuru: If tigers can get stressed due to gawking safari tourists close by, can elephants be far behind?…

1 2 3 5
ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

Recent Comments
CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]