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Covid-19: Zoos in Karnataka facing severe financial crunch
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Covid-19: Zoos in Karnataka facing severe financial crunch

May 9, 2021

Adopt Zoo animals to help in feeding: ZAK Chairman Mysore/Mysuru: For the century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), which suffered a lot financially during the first wave of Covid-19 for its maintenance, things have gone to worse in the second wave and the Zoo Management is appealing for financial help from the Government and…

e-summer camp at Zoo from May 21 to 30
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e-summer camp at Zoo from May 21 to 30

May 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is organising a summer camp for students in the age group of 12-18 years from May 21 to 30.  It is an e-summer camp wherein students will get exposure to basics of Captive Wild Animals Management and Wildlife Conservation. There will be e-classes over 10 days covering various…

Mysuru Zoo staff vaccinated
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Mysuru Zoo staff vaccinated

May 7, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The staff of Mysuru Zoo got vaccinated against COVID-19 virus on Wednesday in the wake of second wave of pandemic sweeping across the country. The vaccination drive was launched by Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman L.R. Mahadevaswamy here by taking the Covishield vaccine at Amphitheatre in the Zoo premises. Speaking on the occasion,…

ZAK appeals Govt. for funds to maintain Zoos
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ZAK appeals Govt. for funds to maintain Zoos

April 29, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With Zoos across the State losing revenue due to closure on account of COVID Curfew, the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK), which runs nine Zoos in the State, including Mysuru Zoo and Bannerghatta Biological Park at Bengaluru, has appealed the Government to grant funds for maintenance of Zoos. In the wake of COVID Curfew,…

Mysuru Zoo gets hi-tech Ultra Sound Scanning Machine
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Mysuru Zoo gets hi-tech Ultra Sound Scanning Machine

April 27, 2021

Modern equipment donated by Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited Mysore/Mysuru: The Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL), Mysuru, has donated an Ultra Sound Scanning Machine worth Rs 24.85 lakh to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.  Since its establishment, the RBI Note Mudran has…

What about it Daddy Cool
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What about it Daddy Cool

March 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: She’s crazy like a fool, What about it Daddy Cool… goes the famous M. Boney music track. With the onset of summer and increasing temperatures, Zoo denizens are being kept cool with water sprinklers, fruits and tender coconuts and lots of water to maintain hydration level. Authorities at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo)…

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…

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