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No Bird Flu scare at Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake
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No Bird Flu scare at Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: In the wake of Bird Flu, all precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of disease at Mysuru Zoo and Karanji Lake.  When SOM contacted Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni this morning, he said that there are no traces of Bird Flu at Mysuru Zoo but all necessary precautions are being taken….

Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down
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Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down

March 15, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore:  As a precautionary measure to contain the COVID-19  spread, the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has ordered shut down of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and Karanji Lake Nature Park in city for nine days from today (Mar.15) till Mar.23. The ZAK Has also ordered closure of Bannerghatta National Park at Bengaluru and…

Zoo Director clarifies on Bird Flu
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Zoo Director clarifies on Bird Flu

March 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: There is no bird flu scare at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), clarified Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni.  In a communication to media, Kulkarni has stated that lab tests have revealed that there is no bird flu at the Zoo, a home for rare bird species from across the world. Following the…

Zoo subway works on schedule
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Zoo subway works on schedule

March 10, 2020

Road above subway to be open for traffic by March end; Subway to be completed by June Mysore/Mysuru: The subway works taken up from Mysuru Zoo parking lot to the Zoo entrance gate is going on at a brisk pace and the Zoo Road is expected to be thrown open from this month end. The…

CZA to launch captive breeding to protect endangered species
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CZA to launch captive breeding to protect endangered species

March 9, 2020

Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Chennai and Bondla Zoo in Goa are supporting Mysuru Zoo Mysore/Mysuru: Conservation breeding of Gaur (Bos gaurus) or Indian Bison, an endangered species, is expected to take off soon at the Mysuru Zoo, which is the coordinating for Conservation Breeding Programme (CBP) announced by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA). The…

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…

Tiger, King Cobra die at Mysuru Zoo
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Tiger, King Cobra die at Mysuru Zoo

March 3, 2020

They were brought from Pilikula Zoo, Mangaluru on Feb. 28 Mysore/Mysuru: A King Cobra and a Tiger that were brought from Pilikula Biological Park in Mangaluru, under animal exchange programme on Feb.28, have died at the Zoo on Feb. 29 and Mar. 1 respectively. The Tiger and the King Cobra were among the pair of tigers,…

Captive breeding: T-80 to be paired with Durgi
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Captive breeding: T-80 to be paired with Durgi

February 25, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a significant boost to captive tiger breeding, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, has planned to utilise the male tiger that was captured from the fringes of Bandipur for breeding.   The tiger, named T-80 will be paired with Durgi. T-80 was captured in October 2019. It is a healthy male aged…

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