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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…

Dasara rush: Visitors hit tourist spots, gate collections surge
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Dasara rush: Visitors hit tourist spots, gate collections surge

October 3, 2017

Mysuru: Every year Dasara is a big holiday season in Mysuru and tourists throng the city especially on the last two days — Ayudha Puja and Vijayadashami when the grand Dasara procession is held. This year, with extended holidays adding to the leisure of the people, the regular tourist hot spots like the Palace, KRS…

Wildlife Photography Expo begins at Zoo
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Wildlife Photography Expo begins at Zoo

October 3, 2017

Superintendent of Police (SP) Ravi D. Channannavar (extreme right) is seen taking a look at the photographs on display at the Wildlife Photography Exhibition organised at Zoo Library Hall as part of Wildlife Week celebrations. Zoo Executive Director C. Ravishankar and Zoo Authority  of Karnataka Chairperson Mallige Veeresh are also seen. The expo will be…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

October 2, 2017

Mysuru: Following persons have adopted the animals of Mysore Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the Adoption Fee: R. Chandrashekar, Chennai – Leopard Cat – Rs.5,000; Ameya Arvind, Bengaluru – White Peacock – Rs.3,500; Aeshan Rudra Urs, Mysuru – Parrot – Rs.2,000, according to a press release from the Zoo Executive Director.

Wildlife Photography Expo at Zoo
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Wildlife Photography Expo at Zoo

October 2, 2017

Mysuru: On account of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct.1 to 7, Mysore Zoo has organised a Wildlife Photography Exhibition from today at the Zoo Library Hall. There was a good response for the photography competition conducted during the month of September. Altogether 60 photographers participated in the competition with a total of 153 photographs for…

Drawing and painting competition at Zoo
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Drawing and painting competition at Zoo

September 22, 2017

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens has organised drawing and painting competitions on Oct. 7 from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Zoo premises under the following categories: LKG and UKG; 1st to 4th Standard  (Topic-Animals); 5th to 7th Standard  (Animals with their Babies); 8th to 10th Standard  (Animal Protection/Conservation); PUC and above (Animals in…

Good response for adoption of Zoo animals
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Good response for adoption of Zoo animals

September 22, 2017

Mysuru: There seems to be a good response for adoption of Zoo animals with the following persons adopting various animals of Mysuru Zoo under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the Adoption Fee: Madhu K. Swamy, Bengaluru – King Cobra, Black Buck and Leopard Cat (Rs.16,000); J.P. Aanavi, Bengaluru – Finch (Rs.1,000); Sumanth Prabhu, Bengaluru…

No Night Safari at Mysuru Zoo please!
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No Night Safari at Mysuru Zoo please!

August 22, 2017

Sir, Our Chief Minister, during his recent visit to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, showed interest in Night Safari. Already our eco-sensitive Chamundi Hill is going commercial with mass construction activity. Now please don’t commercialise Zoo by treating animals as mere entertainment toys. They are living beings, they too have life….

Long Weekend Holiday
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Long Weekend Holiday

August 14, 2017

Mysuru: India is a country of festivals and holidays. If the holidays fall at the end of the week, then everyone plans on long weekend holidays. Luckily, August has two long weekends and Mysuru being a tourist city, there is a rush of visitors that began two days ago. It was second Saturday (a holiday on…

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