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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…

Three Cheetahs arrive at Mysuru Zoo
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Three Cheetahs arrive at Mysuru Zoo

August 18, 2020

Travel for three days from South Africa Mysore/Mysuru: Cheetahs, considered as the fastest animal on this planet, arrived at Mysuru Zoo last night under the Animal Exchange Programme.  Three Cheetahs (one male and two females) arrived at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens from South Africa Cheetah Centre at Johannesburg via Singapore and Bengaluru. The animals aged…

Zoo Road may be ready for traffic in 15 days
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Zoo Road may be ready for traffic in 15 days

August 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The subway works, connecting the Zoo parking lot to the Zoo entrance gate, which was taken up on Jan. 17, is now going on in full pace and the road in front of Mysuru Zoo (Shalivahana Road), which was blocked for traffic is likely to be opened in the next 15 days. Mysuru Zoo…

Death of Zoo Mahout: Family paid Rs. 10 lakh compensation
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Death of Zoo Mahout: Family paid Rs. 10 lakh compensation

August 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A compensation cheque of Rs. 10 lakh by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) was handed over to the family of deceased mahout Harish yesterday. The compensation cheque was handed over by Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajith M. Kulkarni. This is for the first time in the history of Mysuru Zoo that an elephant…

Zoo elephant tramples, gores mahout to death
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Zoo elephant tramples, gores mahout to death

August 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A 38-year-old caretaker of an elephant was trampled and gored to death at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popular as Mysuru Zoo last evening. The mahout has been taking care of the elephant since the last 15 years and was known to the animal since its younger days.  The mahout has been identified as Harish,…

Mysuru Zoo: Animal adoption continues in COVID times
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Mysuru Zoo: Animal adoption continues in COVID times

August 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: There seems to be good response for animal adoption during COVID times with the following individuals and institutions adopting the animals of Mysuru Zoo under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the Adoption Fee:  B. Basavaraja and M. Shilpa, Bengaluru – Lion-Tailed Macaque (Rs.10,000), Kayleigh Hunter, UK – Budgerigar (Rs.410), Mahendra Singh Kalappa, Mysuru…

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