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Fresh attempt to revive Zoo aquarium project
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Fresh attempt to revive Zoo aquarium project

May 22, 2024

Search begins for transaction advisors to prepare DPR after studying technical & financial feasibility Mysore/Mysuru: The much-touted and long- pending world-class aquarium project at the Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), which has been in limbo for over 12 years, has gained fresh traction. Zoo authorities are now looking to select transaction advisors or consultancies…

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May 3, 2024

Mysuru Zoo helps animals cope the summer heat with sprinklers, foggers, electrolytes, fruit diet Mysuru’s average temperature has soared beyond 40 degrees Celsius, prompting residents to seek refuge in air-conditioned comfort to combat the heat. As is customary every year, the authorities at Mysuru Zoo have initiated measures to ensure the well-being of its inhabitants,…

Son busy with polls, mom takes grand-kid to Zoo
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Son busy with polls, mom takes grand-kid to Zoo

April 25, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: With her son busy in the hustings for Lok Sabha elections, member of erstwhile Mysore Royal Family Pramoda Devi Wadiyar along with her grandson Aadyaveer Narasimharaja Wadiyar explored the animal world at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) yesterday. Pramoda Devi’s son Yaduveer Wadiyar is in the fray as BJP candidate from Mysuru-Kodagu Lok…

Summer camp begins at Mysuru Zoo
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Summer camp begins at Mysuru Zoo

April 15, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The first batch of the 10-day summer camp for children, organised as part of Mysore Zoo’s in-reach activities, was inaugurated at amphitheatre in Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens) premises this morning. During the inauguration of the summer camp, Zoo Executive Director D. Mahesh Kumar highlighted the rich history and development of the Mysuru Zoo…

Veda Krishnamurthy renews Zoo leopard adoption
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Veda Krishnamurthy renews Zoo leopard adoption

March 23, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Indian woman cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy demonstrated her ongoing commitment to wildlife conservation by renewing her adoption of a leopard at the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, also known as Mysuru Zoo. Yesterday, Veda donated Rs. 50,000 to adopt Bhavana, a female leopard, for another year. This marks the continuation of Veda’s support for the conservation…

Mysuru Zoo’s giraffe Shivani gets new home in Bannerghatta
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Mysuru Zoo’s giraffe Shivani gets new home in Bannerghatta

February 28, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In a significant move approved by the Central Zoo Authority, a 1.7-year-old female giraffe named ‘Shivani’ has been transported by road from Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, to Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru.  The Zoo recently translocated 40 spotted deer (Axis axis) to the Panasoli Range of the Kali Tiger Reserve…

‘Zoo Day’ commemorates Founder’s birth anniversary
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‘Zoo Day’ commemorates Founder’s birth anniversary

February 28, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) annually celebrates the ‘Zoo Day’ in honour of the birth anniversary of Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar X, its Founder, which falls on Feb. 22.  In conjunction with the Zoo Day celebrations, various events had been organised over the past few weeks. The entire staff had enthusiastically participated in these…

Mysuru Zoo translocates 40 spotted deer to Kali Reserve Forest
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Mysuru Zoo translocates 40 spotted deer to Kali Reserve Forest

February 22, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: After successfully translocating over 52 spotted deer to the Arabithittu Reserve Forests and Wildlife Sanctuary in Hunsur, relocating more than 13 Indian Gaur to the Tyavarekoppa Tiger and Lion Safari in Shivamogga, and transferring giraffes to both the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru and the Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park (Hampi Zoo), the…

Gorillas of Mysuru Zoo get a new house
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Gorillas of Mysuru Zoo get a new house

January 27, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The newly built Gorilla Family Housing Facility with the financial assistance under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of Rs. 5 crore from Infosys Foundation, Bengaluru, was inaugurated on Thursday at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo). The total area of this facility is 37,000 sq.ft. This contribution goes a long way in conservation of…

Mysuru Zoo sends giraffe Shankara to Hampi Zoo
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Mysuru Zoo sends giraffe Shankara to Hampi Zoo

January 19, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Shankara, the two-and-a-half-year-old male giraffe at city’s Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has been sent to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park popular as Hampi Zoo at Kamalapura in Hospet, Vijayanagara district on Wednesday. Shankara, which is 13.5 ft. tall, born to Bharatha and Lakshmi on July 12, 2021, was…

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