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Hippooo? Nooo!
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Hippooo? Nooo!

February 26, 2021

‘Looks’ matter a lot in adoption of animals at Mysuru Zoo No takers for Hippos By S. Kenneth Shishir  Which animal is most sought-after for adoption? No prizes for guessing. It is either tiger or elephant. Because, these two are the most popular animals in people’s mind and also visually appealing. Also, they figure quite…

Special permission needed for Zoo to procure beef: Minister
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Special permission needed for Zoo to procure beef: Minister

February 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar said he would discuss with the Government whether the Zoos in the State could be given any special permission to procure beef for their carnivores with the anti-cow slaughter law coming into effect in the State. He was speaking to reporters after visiting Mysuru Zoo last evening where officials…

Orangutans to come from Singapore Zoo
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Orangutans to come from Singapore Zoo

February 15, 2021

The Mysuru Zoo has struck a major international animal exchange deal where a pair of orangutans would come to the Zoo from Singapore. It is a long-cherished wish of the Zoo management to house orangutans and once displayed, the Mysuru Zoo will become the country’s only Zoo to house the great ape. An orangutan housed…

Recovering from COVID-19… Tourist footfall increases at Mysore Palace, Zoo
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Recovering from COVID-19… Tourist footfall increases at Mysore Palace, Zoo

February 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The tourism sector in city, which had seen a sharp fall following outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, is slowly picking up in city and surrounding places. With the number of Coronavirus positive cases declining day-byday and businesses also seeing growth slowly, tourists too have begun visiting their favourite destinations with Mysuru being one of them….

Mysuru Zoo to get smart with LED screen
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Mysuru Zoo to get smart with LED screen

January 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, will soon get a large LED screen. Preparations are on to erect a LED screen at the Zoo premises in an effort to actively engage tourists. In hopes of enhancing visitor experience, a large LED screen will be installed at the amphitheatre located at the…

Bird Flu Scare in Kerala: Mysuru Zoo, Bird Sanctuary on high alert
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Bird Flu Scare in Kerala: Mysuru Zoo, Bird Sanctuary on high alert

January 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: After Kerala was placed on high alert on Monday following outbreak of bird flu in Kottayam and Alappuzha districts, Mysuru Zoo and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary have been put on high alert. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni, speaking to Star of Mysore this morning said that the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) and…

Elephant calf, separated from mother, dies at Mysuru Zoo
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Elephant calf, separated from mother, dies at Mysuru Zoo

December 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: An elephant calf, which had got separated from its mother at B.R. Hills about six months ago and being taken care at Mysuru Zoo has died on Sunday. The Forest staff, about six months ago, had rescued the 15-day-old calf, which was separated from its mother and had handed it over to the Mysuru…

Fund crunch hits Zoo subway works
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Fund crunch hits Zoo subway works

December 9, 2020

First phase to be completed by Jan. end; Second phase halted Gate collection hits rock bottom due to COVID-19 Mysore/Mysuru: The construction work of a subway to enable visitors and tourists to cross the busy Shalivahana Road (road in front of the Zoo) from the parking lot to enter Mysuru Zoo, began in January this…

Animals adopted
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Animals adopted

December 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The following individuals/ institutions have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: B.N. Leelavathi, Mysuru – King Cobra (30.11.2020 to 29.11.2021) Rs. 3,500; H.V. Amarnath, Mysuru – Peacock (30.11.2020 to 29.11.2021) – Rs. 3,500; H.S. Viswanath, Mysuru – Brown Wood Owl (30.11.2020 to 29.11.2021) –…

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