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Suspension of Weekend Curfew: Now, temples & tourist spots open for visitors
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Suspension of Weekend Curfew: Now, temples & tourist spots open for visitors

January 22, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With the State Government announcing the suspension of weekend curfew yesterday, all the major tourist destinations in the city and district, including Chamundi Hill Temple, Mysore Palace, Zoo and Karanji Lake, are thrown open to visitors with strict adherence to COVID protocol. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Chamundi Hill Temple Executive Officer…

Mysuru Zoo gives birthday treat for 9-year-old Demba
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Mysuru Zoo gives birthday treat for 9-year-old Demba

January 16, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: We all get to celebrate our birthdays and our family and friends ensure that it is a special occasion. The same filial bonding was there for everyone to see when Demba, a gorilla at the Mysuru Zoo, celebrated his ninth birthday on Jan. 15. It was his first birthday celebration in Mysuru — in…

First weekend curfew of 2022 from 10 pm today
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First weekend curfew of 2022 from 10 pm today

January 7, 2022

All major tourist attractions in Mysuru including Zoo, Palace, Rail Museum closed Mysore/Mysuru: The New Year’s first weekend curfew begins from 10 pm today and will be clamped till 5 am on Monday (Jan. 10). Severe restrictions have been imposed on movement of people, except in sectors exempted from the curfew — essential services, all…

CM virtually opens gorilla houses at Zoo
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CM virtually opens gorilla houses at Zoo

December 29, 2021

International standard enclosures built by Infosys Foundation with Rs. 2.70 crore Mysore/Mysuru: Two gorillas that were brought from Germany were put on display at Mysuru Zoo yesterday and Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai virtually inaugurated the enclosures that have been built at a cost of Rs. 2.70 crore with funding from Infosys Foundation. The gorillas are…

Gorilla cage proposal to be sent to Infosys Foundation
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Gorilla cage proposal to be sent to Infosys Foundation

December 18, 2021

Near-natural enclosures for primates to cost Rs. 3.6 crore Animal adoption fee at all Zoos in State increased Mysuru: The administration of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is back on track with new proposals to build animal enclosures with the help of corporates, raking in the moolah by increasing animal adoption fees and also…

Tiger that was gored by elephant dies at Mysuru Zoo
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Tiger that was gored by elephant dies at Mysuru Zoo

November 17, 2021

Mysuru: A seven-year-old male tiger, which was seriously injured after an elephant had gored its back in a fight at Bandipur Tiger Reserve and undergoing treatment at Mysuru Zoo, has succumbed to injuries on Monday night. On Oct. 20, an elephant had gored the tiger at Ganjikatte Safari Range in Bandipur in such a way…

Orangutans on public display at Mysuru Zoo
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Orangutans on public display at Mysuru Zoo

October 28, 2021

Bank Note Paper Mill India contributes Rs. 70 lakh of Rs. 1.02 crore total project Mysore/Mysuru: After briefly opening the orangutan enclosures in the first week of Dasara, the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has now fully thrown open the same for public viewing. The primates — two male and two female — were…

75,000 tourists visit Mysuru Zoo during Dasara fest
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75,000 tourists visit Mysuru Zoo during Dasara fest

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As many as 75,000 people visited the Mysuru Zoo during the 10-day Dasara festivities this year and the total gate collection was Rs.77.63 lakh during the period. While 9,033 people visited on Ayudha Puja day and the gate collection was Rs.9.29 lakh, 27,093 people visited on Vijayadashami Day with the Zoo earning a revenue…

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