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Free entry to Zoo for registered Sammelana delegates
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Free entry to Zoo for registered Sammelana delegates

Mysuru: The registered delegates of the Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana can walk into the Mysuru Zoo for free from Nov.24 to 26. The Mysuru Zoo which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, has granted free entry to all registered delegates attending the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana in the city. The registered…

Mysuru Zoo to gift female giraffe to Bannerghatta Biological Park
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Mysuru Zoo to gift female giraffe to Bannerghatta Biological Park

Mysuru: The historic Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, will donate a female giraffe to the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru. Mysuru Zoo, known for its captive animal breeding, has three male and five female giraffes. The giraffe will be transported in a specially-designed container (see pic.) that will be mounted on a…

Children’s Day Out
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Children’s Day Out

Mysuru: There was a bevy of activity this morning in the city as children celebrated Children’s Day, remembering Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country, on his 128th birth anniversary. The Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popularly called Mysuru Zoo and the Dasara Exhibition Grounds saw a sea of children as authorities at both…

Botany & Zoology Clubs inaugurated at City Zoo
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Botany & Zoology Clubs inaugurated at City Zoo

Mysuru: As part of the 125th-anniversary celebrations of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as the Mysuru Zoo, Scion of the Mysore Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar inaugurated the Botany and Zoology Clubs at the Zoo here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion at a function organised at the Amphitheatre in the Zoo premises, Yaduveer…

Animal Adoption Week
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Animal Adoption Week

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo has organised an “Animal Adoption Week” programme along with the inauguration of “Botany and Zoological Club” on Nov.12 at 4 pm at Vanyaranga (Amphitheatre) in Zoo premises, as part of activities taken up on its 125th year celebrations. Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar will inaugurate the programme and interact with animal adopters. The…

Leopard pug marks found in Zoo
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Leopard pug marks found in Zoo

Pug marks lead to main road junction towards Chamundi Hill; Wild cat suspected to have moved to Chamundi Hill Two cages placed; 8 additional CCTV cameras installed Mysuru: The staff of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) have found the pug marks of a Leopard inside the Zoo premises which has given rise to suspicion…

Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays
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Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has hiked the entry fees for visitors on weekends and public holidays to boost its revenue. The increased fees came into effect yesterday (Nov. 1). The entry ticket which earlier used to be Rs. 60 per adult has now been increased to Rs. 70 on…

Cauvery Emporium outlet opened at Mysuru Zoo
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Cauvery Emporium outlet opened at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Karnataka is known for its exquisite handicrafts world over and the Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation (KSHDC) is in the forefront producing new products and exporting them. The main outlet is popular as ‘Cauvery Emporium’ and this is a unit of Karnataka State Arts and Crafts Emporium. Minister for Sugar and Small Scale Industries…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the adoption fee:  K. Kushal – Mysuru (Love Bird) – Rs.1,000; N. Deepak Mitra – Bengaluru(Common Rat Snake) – Rs.1,000; A. R. Karthikeyarajan – Bengaluru (two King Cobras) – Rs.7,000; ShobhaYashawant Uchagaonkar- Belagavi…

Mysuru Zoo gifts 5 Nilgai to Vajpayee Zoo near Hampi
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Mysuru Zoo gifts 5 Nilgai to Vajpayee Zoo near Hampi

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, has gifted five Nilgai (two male and three female) to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoo in Kamapapura near Hampi. As per the directions from the Member-Secretary of Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK), five Nilgai were gifted and the same were transported from Mysuru on Oct. 21. Ravishankar, Executive Director of…

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