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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…

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….

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