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Rescued tiger dies
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Rescued tiger dies

Mysuru: The nine-year-old male tiger, which was severely injured in a territorial fight and rescued by the Forest staff at Hediyala Range and shifted to Koorgalli Rehabilitation Centre of Mysuru Zoo here on June 10, succumbed to its injuries early this morning. The injuries were so severe that the tiger’s jaw was broken, there were…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

Mysuru:  The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Medha Shivarant, 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…

Zoo Gardens to celebrate World Environment Day tomorrow
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Zoo Gardens to celebrate World Environment Day tomorrow

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has organised following events to celebrate World Environment Day (Theme: ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’) tomorrow with the involvement of public, students, environmentalists, NGOs, media and Zoo volunteers: At Lalithadripura Lake area at 2.30 pm: Talk on the importance of water resources and its conservation in the urban landscape by…

Giraffe & Hippopotamus calves born at Mysuru Zoo
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Giraffe & Hippopotamus calves born at Mysuru Zoo

A Hippopotamus and a female Giraffe was born at Mysuru Zoo on May 16 and 26 respectively. While Hippopotamus calf was born to Krishna & Jaleshi Hippopotamus, the female Giraffe calf was born to Krishnaraja & Kushi Giraffes. Both the mothers are nursing their babies very well and feeding the calves. Also, the Zoo Veterinarians…

Nipah scare: Zoo on high alert
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Nipah scare: Zoo on high alert

Mysuru: Not taking any chances like it happened during the bird flu scare where Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or the Mysuru Zoo was shut for a month from Jan. 4, 2017, this time, the Zoo authorities have geared up to combat the deadly Nipah Virus (NiV) threat. Apart from spraying disinfectants to all trees, the…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

Mysuru:  The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the Adoption Fee. Aditya S. Desai, Bagalkot  – Badgerigar and Grey Parrot (Rs.3,000); Madlurgandha Kulkarni, Mumbai – Tortoise (Rs.10,000); C.R. Kiran Kumar, Bengaluru – Indian Cobra (Rs.2,000); J. Likitha, Mysuru – Star Tortoise (Rs.2,000); R.A. Aryan, Mysuru…

Saying it with feathers…
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Saying it with feathers…

Peacocks and white-peacocks welcome the guests at the walk-through aviary of Mysuru Zoo at Karanji Lake Nature Park in city. The aviary constructed on the shore of the lake has a height of 20 m, length of 60 m and width of 40 m making it India’s biggest walk-through aviary. The aviary was set up…

White Tigers, Zebras to make their way into Mysuru Zoo
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White Tigers, Zebras to make their way into Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: A pair of White Tigers and four Zebras will be making their way to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens which is popularly known as the Mysuru Zoo worldwide. This apart, the Mysuru Zoo will also be receiving a male Lion-tailed Macaque and a pair of Nilgiri Langurs from Chennai. While the White Tigers, Lion-tailed Macaque…

Two green Anacondas arrive at Mysuru Zoo
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Two green Anacondas arrive at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Two Green Anacondas (out of six) arrived at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) from Sri Lanka Zoo under the animal exchange programme. The male and the female Anacondas, which arrived from Sri Lanka National Zoo by Sri Lankan Airlines at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, on Apr. 28, were received by the Zoo…

Entry ticket scam at Mysuru Zoo
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Entry ticket scam at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Three contract employees of the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysuru Zoo including a lady employee have been dismissed from service for irregularities in the ticket collection and checking counters where tourists are allowed inside after accepting the same tickets (mostly sold online) that are sold earlier to different tourists. The scam has caused…

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