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Mysuru Zoo to host special lecture on Birds and Butterflies on Jan. 26
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Mysuru Zoo to host special lecture on Birds and Butterflies on Jan. 26

January 23, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Butterflies and Birds are important components of a food chain, as predators and prey. Adult butterflies and caterpillars are an important source of food for other animals such as bats and birds. Birds help maintain sustainable population levels of their prey and predator species. There is a need to understand the need for birds,…

Mysuru Zoo subway works begin
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Mysuru Zoo subway works begin

January 17, 2020

Traffic banned on Zoo road Works to be completed by March Mysuru/Mysore: The construction work of a subway to enable visitors and tourists to cross the Shalivahana Road (road in front of the Zoo) from the parking lot began this morning.  The road usually witnesses heavy traffic throughout the day and the subway will ease…

Mysuru Zoo to get subway soon
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Mysuru Zoo to get subway soon

January 3, 2020

Subway to connect the ever-busy parking lot and Zoo entrance  Vehicular movement in front of Zoo to be banned once works start Mysuru/Mysore: The frequent traffic jams amidst movement of pedestrians and tourists in front of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo/ Mysore Zoo) will be a thing of the past soon with the construction…

Mysuru Zoo gets four new guests from Guwahati
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Mysuru Zoo gets four new guests from Guwahati

December 16, 2019

Mysuru:  Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as the Mysuru Zoo, which created a record of sorts by transporting 12-foot tall Giraffe named Jayachamaraja to Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden at Guwahati on road (3,200 kilometres), has received four new animals from Assam State Zoo, Guwahati, under the animal exchange programme. The Assam State Zoo, after…

Tallest Animal Travels Longest Distance
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Tallest Animal Travels Longest Distance

December 14, 2019

12-foot tall Chamarajendra covers 3,200 kms in a 16-foot crate from Mysuru to Guwahati Zoo Mysuru: A male giraffe from Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has created a record of sorts by travelling all the way to Assam State Zoo-cum-   Botanical Garden at Guwahati on road. The 14-month-old giraffe, Chamarajendra, travelled 3,200 kilometres…

‘Rahul’ 8-year-old Tiger at Mysuru Zoo adopted
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‘Rahul’ 8-year-old Tiger at Mysuru Zoo adopted

December 4, 2019

Mysuru:  Rahul, a majestic Royal Bengal Tiger at the Mysuru Zoo, was adopted by Dairy Day Ice Cream. The adoption of Rahul is part of Dairy Day’s efforts to contribute towards the extremely successful conservation and breeding programme of Mysuru Zoo.  The official certificate of Adoption was handed over by Zoo authorities to the representatives…

Mysuru Zoo to host first-ever Karanji Lake Fest in December
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Mysuru Zoo to host first-ever Karanji Lake Fest in December

November 27, 2019

Lake conservation and wetland experts to educate visitors during two-day event Mysuru: Come December, visitors to the picturesque Karanji Lake and Nature Park will be in for a treat as the first-ever Karanji Lake Festival has been organised in the Lake that is full to the brim after a gap of several years. The festival,…

Friend of City Zoo Sally Walker passes away
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Friend of City Zoo Sally Walker passes away

August 23, 2019

Mysuru: Sally Walker, a respected Zoo professional and an ardent proponent of rational Zoo reform, passed away in the United States. She was the driving force behind many innovative programmes in the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) that includes the highly successful Youth Club.  In a message posted in the Conservation Planning Specialist Group,…

Drawing contest at Zoo
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Drawing contest at Zoo

August 23, 2019

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo is organising Drawing and Painting competitions for students on  Aug. 31 from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Zoo premises under the following categories:  1) LKG & UKG; 2) 1st to 4th Standard; 3) 5th to 7th Standard; 4) 8th to 10th Standard; 5) PUC and above; 6) Physically challenged and…

Researchers find symptoms of stress in captive elephants
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Researchers find symptoms of stress in captive elephants

August 22, 2019

Scientists from CCMB Hyderabad examine jumbos at Mysuru Zoo and Elephant Camps  “Elephants involved in public procession in Mysuru Dasara festival had significantly elevated stress hormones compared to their counterparts at Mysuru Zoo,” the research group said. Mysuru: If tigers can get stressed due to gawking safari tourists close by, can elephants be far behind?…

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