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Women’s Day today: Mysuru Zoo leads the way
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Women’s Day today: Mysuru Zoo leads the way

March 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: When Deepa Kumari finished her PUC, she did not have an inclination that one day she would be driving battery-operated vehicles at Mysuru Zoo. Discontinuing her education and coming from an agrarian background, life was not easy for this resident of Bannur.  Now, her life is headed in a new direction with Deepa serving…

Zoo animals adopted
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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!
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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
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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
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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…

Hoolock Gibbons welcome Zoo visitors this New Year
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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
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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
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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:…

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