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Giraffe Lakshmi gives birth at Mysuru Zoo
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Giraffe Lakshmi gives birth at Mysuru Zoo

July 28, 2021

Lakshmi, the female giraffe at Mysuru Zoo, has given birth to a healthy male calf on July 12. This is the fourth calf of Lakshmi and including this, a total of 22 giraffe calves (17 male and 5 female) have taken birth in Mysuru Zoo till date. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajit Kulkarni, in a…

Vijayendra distributes ration kits to Mysuru Zoo staff
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Vijayendra distributes ration kits to Mysuru Zoo staff

July 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: State BJP Vice-President B.Y. Vijayendra, who heads MySeva Foundation, distributed ration kits to over 350 staff and attendants of Mysuru Zoo at a programme organised in the Zoo premises here recently. Speaking on the occasion, Vijayendra said that the Zoo staff were facing a lot of hardship due to COVID-induced lockdown. As such, MySeva…

Grocery kits distributed Zoo employees
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Grocery kits distributed Zoo employees

July 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Grocery kits were distributed to Mysuru Zoo employees by Bank of Baroda at an event organised at the Zoo’s Amphitheatre recently. Speaking on the occasion, Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman L.R. Mahadevaswamy said that the erstwhile Mysuru rulers used to catch wild animals and keep them in the Zoo to display them to…

Animal adoption continues at Mysuru Zoo
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Animal adoption continues at Mysuru Zoo

June 14, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The following individuals/ institutions have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying adoption fee: N. Suguna, Bengaluru – King Cobra (Rs. 2,000); Hemavathi, Mysuru – Peafowl (Rs. 3,500); M.J. Anantha, Mysuru – Leopard Cat & Red Avadavat (Rs. 6,000); Mohan Kumar, Mysuru – Red Lory (Rs. 2,000); Hemachimane…

Actor Darshan’s appeal fetches over Rs. 1 crore for 9 Zoos
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Actor Darshan’s appeal fetches over Rs. 1 crore for 9 Zoos

June 11, 2021

Good collection since last five days Mysore/Mysuru: An open appeal made by Kannada film actor Darshan Thoogudeepa seeking donations and adoption of animals in nine Zoos across Karnataka has helped Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) to net Rs. 1 crore. Since last five days, animal-lovers have adopted 3,578 birds and animals in nine Zoos by…

State Zoos collect Rs. 8.58 lakh in a day
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State Zoos collect Rs. 8.58 lakh in a day

June 7, 2021

‘Challenging Star’ Darshan’s fans, public pool in money during challenging times Mysore/Mysuru: Hours after ‘Challenging Star’ Darshan appealed in a video message seeking donations to support Zoos of Karnataka that are facing challenging times due to lockdown and lack of visitors, donations poured in and the Zoos of Karnataka App reported a collection of Rs….

Minister adopts tiger at City Zoo
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Minister adopts tiger at City Zoo

May 24, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani has adopted a tiger at Mysore Zoo under its ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme. The Minister, who was in city on Sunday for the progress review of the Mines and Geology Department, took details on adoption of animals at Zoo from Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman L.R. Mahadevaswamy…

Minister appeals people to renew adoption of animals
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Minister appeals people to renew adoption of animals

May 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Those who had adopted animals and birds last year under the Zoo Animal Adoption Scheme will be urged to renew the adoption by another one year as Mysuru Zoo is facing financial crisis owing to second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, said District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar. Talking to reporters after visiting the Mysuru Zoo…

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…

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