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Winners of Zoo Photography contest
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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
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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
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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?…

Yaduveer to inaugurate Zoo Youth Club on July 28
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Yaduveer to inaugurate Zoo Youth Club on July 28

July 27, 2019

Mysuru: Youth Club is a unique educational programme for the young people of the Mysuru city, which has been providing conservation education in a genuinely integrated way for the last twenty-six years and growing stronger every year.  Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is often the first contact with nature and so it has been…

Animal adoption continues at Zoo
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Animal adoption continues at Zoo

July 21, 2019

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee:  Dr. M. Shriram, Dharwad – Four Horned Antelope (Rs.5,000); M.C. Lekha, Mysuru – Rose Ringed Parakeet (Rs.2,000); H. Chandra Kumar, Mysuru – North American Wood Duck (Rs.2,000); M.G. Ananda Kumar, Mysuru – Rose Ringed…

Zoo Educators Selection and Training programme
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Zoo Educators Selection and Training programme

July 19, 2019

Mysuru: Here is an opportunity for animal-lovers to serve as volunteers in Zoo. Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has invited applications to select  “Volunteer Zoo Educators.”  Zoo Educators are volunteers who will help the zoo in educating  about the zoo and wildlife conservation. The selected 50 candidates will be given four days training and…

Jumping Spiders are unique: Expert
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Jumping Spiders are unique: Expert

July 4, 2019

Mysuru: Stating that India has special and rare species of spiders, said Prof. Wayne Maddison, Professor and Canada Research Chair at the Department of Zoology and Botany, University of British Columbia. He stressed on the need for taking measures to conserve them as they were unique. He was delivering a talk on ‘The music of…

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