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Mobile COVID testing team deployed at Mysuru Zoo
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Mobile COVID testing team deployed at Mysuru Zoo

October 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Two mobile medical teams are deployed inside the Mysuru Zoo campus to conduct RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) for  the visiting public. Dr. Mohammed Shiraz Ahmed, District Tuberculosis Officer (DTO) and in-Charge of COVID-19 testing and report preparation, told Star of Mysore this morning that each team consists of two lab technicians and…

Mysuru Zoo records more footfall than Palace during Dasara
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Mysuru Zoo records more footfall than Palace during Dasara

October 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: While around 20,000 people visited Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), hardly 9,516 tourists visited the Mysore Palace during this year’s scaled down Dasara festivities. The number of visitors to the Palace has been less due to its closure in connection with Sharannavarathri celebrations by royal family inside the Palace.  According to statistics released…

Zebra Prachi gives birth to female foal at Mysuru Zoo
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Zebra Prachi gives birth to female foal at Mysuru Zoo

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Prachi, the female Zebra at Mysuru Zoo, has given birth to a female foal on Oct. 16 in the Zoo. Male Zebra named Rishi has fathered the foal and this is the third birth of a Zebra in the history of Mysuru Zoo.  Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulakarni said that the mother and…

Hunting Cheetahs released for public viewing at Mysuru Zoo
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Hunting Cheetahs released for public viewing at Mysuru Zoo

October 15, 2020

The carnivores were under quarantine since Aug. 17 Mysore/Mysuru: Three African Cheetahs (one male and two females), which had arrived to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) from South Africa Cheetah Centre at Johannesburg via Singapore and Bengaluru on Aug. 17 night and were kept on quarantine, were released for public viewing at Mysuru Zoo…

Photography Exhibition at Zoo
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Photography Exhibition at Zoo

October 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: On account of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct.2 to Oct.7, Mysuru Zoo is organising a Photography Exhibition at Zoo Library Hall. Award-winning and selected photos from the Photography competition will be displayed in the exhibition from today till Oct. 7.  The exhibition will be kept open for visitors between 10 am and 5 pm….

Zoo Road opens for vehicular traffic
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Zoo Road opens for vehicular traffic

September 23, 2020

Was closed for motorists on Jan. 17; works on subway, interiors to be completed soon Mysore/Mysuru: The road (Shalivahana Road) in front of Mysuru Zoo, which was closed for the construction of a subway to prevent frequent traffic jams on the ever-busy stretch, was opened for traffic on Sunday (Sept. 20) evening.  It was opened…

Zoo e-Youth Club activities for students from Oct.1
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Zoo e-Youth Club activities for students from Oct.1

September 8, 2020

Enrol through online portal mysorezoo.info before Sept.18 Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is organising e-Youth Club – 2020 activities  for students aged between 12 and 18 years from Oct.1, 2020 to Jan. 31, 2021. Only 60 students will be selected on first-come-first-serve basis. Classes will be held only on Sundays between 11 am…

‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme at Mysuru Zoo completes 20 years
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‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme at Mysuru Zoo completes 20 years

September 2, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: No one knew when Kumar Pushkar, the then Executive Director of the century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), launched a scheme on Oct. 27, 2001 to mobilise additional resources to the Zoo, it would one day hog national limelight. The ‘Adoption of Animals’ Scheme launched by Pushkar, who is…

Residents’ Welfare Association donates Rs. 2.2 lakh to Mysuru Zoo
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Residents’ Welfare Association donates Rs. 2.2 lakh to Mysuru Zoo

August 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar handed over a cheque for Rs. 2.2 lakh as donation to Mysuru Zoo recently.  The donation was made by Sharada Jnanakshi Residents’ Welfare Association, Yesvantpur, Bengaluru. The Minister and Association President Doddarasinakere Prof. Mayappa jointly handed over the cheque to the Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni. With this, the…

Suttur Mutt donates Rs. 1 lakh towards Zoo maintenance
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Suttur Mutt donates Rs. 1 lakh towards Zoo maintenance

August 25, 2020

Marking the 105th birth anniversary of Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamiji, Suttur Mutt presented a cheque for Rs.1 lakh to Mysuru Zoo authorities, to be used for feeding Zoo animals. Picture shows JSS Mahavidyapeetha Director (College Education Division) Prof. Morabada Mallikarjuna, Deputy Director Niranjan Murthy and Director (Administration Division) Shankarappa handing over the cheque to Mysuru…

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