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Leopard-man conflict: Experts brainstorm on solutions
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Leopard-man conflict: Experts brainstorm on solutions

Mysuru: There are 45 to 50 leopards in the taluk and 150 to 170 in the district, said Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairperson Mallige Veeresh here yesterday. Speaking after inaugurating a session on ‘Leopard-Man Conflict, Control, Management, organised by the Forest Department and ZAK at Mysuru Zoo premises here yesterday, she said that a…

Excels in essay competition
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Excels in essay competition

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) had conducted a District-level Inter-Collegiate Kannada and English Essay Contests under the conservation education programme recently. Lavanya Ravi and Arindaam Mandal, 2nd PU students of Jnanodaya PU College, Saraswathipuram, have bagged 3rd prize in Kannada essay competition and consolation prize in English essay competition.

Four elephants from Bandipur arrive at Mysuru Zoo
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Four elephants from Bandipur arrive at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: The Mysuru Zoo, which boasts of housing exotic animals and birds, received four elephant calves from Bandipur Reserve Forest on Thursday to be exchanged for a pair of African Rhinos from Singapore Zoo under Animal Exchange Programme. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director C. Ravishankar, speaking to Star of Mysore said that the Zoo received four…

Bird Flu scare in Bengaluru: Mysuru Zoo, MCC on high alert
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Bird Flu scare in Bengaluru: Mysuru Zoo, MCC on high alert

Mysuru:  With bird flu cases reported in Bengaluru, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has taken precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease in city. MCC Commissioner G. Jagadeesha has instructed the concerned officials to keep an eye on the poultry being brought to the city from other cities and States. Speaking to Star…

Mysuru Zoo loses Ranitha, 7-year-old Asiatic Lioness
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Mysuru Zoo loses Ranitha, 7-year-old Asiatic Lioness

Mysuru: In a setback to the ambitious captive breeding initiative at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, Ranitha, a 7-year-old Asiatic Lioness died yesterday. She was found injured on right and left shoulders after a fight with her companion Shourya on Oct. 26. Following this, it had stopped taking food. Ranitha was…

Mysuru Zoo spreads warmth in a season of biting cold
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Mysuru Zoo spreads warmth in a season of biting cold

Mysuru: As the cold season has gripped the city, it is not only the humans that are feeling the chill. Our animal friends at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) are also finding it difficult to survive the biting cold. With mercury levels coming down, the over 1,500 inmates of the Zoo are taking advantage…

Mobile app ‘MyZoo’ launched in Mysuru
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Mobile app ‘MyZoo’ launched in Mysuru

Mysuru: The Mysuru Zoo has come up with a new Android app MyZoo provide information and facilities in the Zoo. In the light of the zoo celebrating 125 years, the app which will help guide visitors inside the zoo was launched yesterday at Hotel Radisson Blu during the inauguration of ‘Annual Conference of Indian Zoos’…

Mysuru Zoo is spotless, says US Zoo-keeper Anne Knapp-1
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Mysuru Zoo is spotless, says US Zoo-keeper Anne Knapp-1

Indians rarely appreciate the achievements of others. It is only when the Western world sings praises, we wake up. This is exactly what happened when a Zookeeper from the United States of America visited Mysuru. Anne Knapp, Director of Animal Resources at Zoo England, was on a Rotary exchange programme visiting the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological…

Zoo Directors’ conference begins
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Zoo Directors’ conference begins

Running zoos is a big challenge; become self-sufficient, say experts Mysuru: The day- to-day affair of running zoos in the country is a big challenge these days and zoos should become self-sufficient, said a few experts at the Annual Conference of Indian Zoos organised by Central Zoo Authority and Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru here…

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