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Mysuru Zoo to get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo
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Mysuru Zoo to get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo

June 15, 2019

Mysuru: The Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden (Mysuru Zoo) will soon get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo in Gujarat  under the Animal Exchange Programme between the zoos. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni said that at present, the Mysuru Zoo has two Asiatic Lions and with the new…

Demand for combo ticket at Mysuru Zoo goes up
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Demand for combo ticket at Mysuru Zoo goes up

May 10, 2019

Mysuru: Demand for combo ticket to view Mysuru Zoo and Karnaji Lake is increasing day by day. Nearly 35 tourists are making use of this offer to walk through the Connecting Path to enter Karnaji Lake.   Even though Karanji Lake is in the jurisdiction of the Zoo, still people had to buy two separate…

Mysuru doctor remembers his tryst with pregnant elephant
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Mysuru doctor remembers his tryst with pregnant elephant

March 30, 2019

Dr. John Iswariah of Mission Hospital recalls caesarean performed on elephant ‘Padmavathi’ at Mysore Zoo nearly 50 years ago By N. Niranjan Nikam It was almost fifty years ago, in May 1970, that a marathon seven-hour-long caesarean operation, stated to be the first-of-its kind in the elephant world, was performed at the Mysore Zoo to…

Zoo animal adoption continues
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Zoo animal adoption continues

July 3, 2018

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Medha Shivaram, Bengaluru-Sun Conure (Rs.2,000);  Nalini Kumar, Bengaluru-Indian Cobra (Rs.2,000); R.Vanitha, Mysuru – King Cobra (Rs.3,500) M.K. Ranganatha, Mysuru – King Cobra (Rs.3,500);  Sharada Subhashini, Bengaluru-King Cobra (Rs.3,500); Sahisnu Nimmakayalu, Bengaluru-Grey Parrot (Rs.2,000); Mayura…

Union Minister Sushma Swaraj’s daughter visits Palace, Zoo
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Union Minister Sushma Swaraj’s daughter visits Palace, Zoo

June 4, 2018

Mysuru: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s daughter Bansuri Swaraj along with her friends visited the Mysore Palace and Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens here yesterday. MP Pratap Simha, who accompanied the guests, took them around the Palace and explained about the history of Wadiyar dynasty. Later, Bansuri Swaraj and her friends visited other places of…

Zoo open for visitors on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2
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Zoo open for visitors on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2

December 25, 2017

Mysuru: On account of Christmas and New Year, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru and Karanji Lake Nature Park will be kept open for public on Tuesdays, that is on  Dec.26 and Jan. 2, according to a press release from Executive Director of the Zoo.

Meal for school children at Zoo
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Meal for school children at Zoo

November 22, 2017

Mysuru: There are plans to provide meals to school children, who visit the Mysore Zoo to see the animals and birds, said Zoo Authority of Karnataka Chairperson Mallige Veeresh. She was speaking as the chief guest at the Makkala Habba celebrations organised by the District Administration and Zilla Panchayat at Vanaranga in Rangayana premises, here…

Children’s Day: Free entry for kids to Zoo
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Children’s Day: Free entry for kids to Zoo

November 11, 2017

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens and the Karanji Lake Nature Park will be kept open for public on Tuesday (Nov. 14) on account of Children’s Day. Further, the children below 12 years of age will be given free entrance to see the Zoo between 8.30 am and 1 pm on Nov.14. Teachers and parents accompanying…

Injured tigress rescued
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Injured tigress rescued

October 10, 2017

Chamarajanagar: A tigress, which was injured in a fight, was rescued by the Forest Department and brought to Mysuru Zoo where it is kept under observation after being treated for its injuries. The tigress, aged between 7 and 8 years, which was severely injured in a fight at Hediyala Range coming under Bandipur Tiger Reserve…

Elocution contest for High School and College students at Zoo
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Elocution contest for High School and College students at Zoo

October 8, 2017

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo is organising an elocution competition for High School and College students at Zoo auditorium on Oct. 10. Students can speak either in English or Kannada.  Only 4 members for each category from each institution will be allowed. Intending participants should bring the letter from the Institution compulsorily.  Last date for registering the…

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