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Southern White Rhinoceros pair arrives at Mysuru Zoo from Singapore
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Southern White Rhinoceros pair arrives at Mysuru Zoo from Singapore

August 19, 2019

Mysuru: Under animal exchange programme between Mysuru Zoo and Singapore Zoo, a pair of Southern White Rhinoceros from Singapore Zoo reached Bengaluru Airport by air and then to Mysuru Zoo on Aug.12. Two-year-old Oban and 3.9- year-old Vita Rhinos have been kept in Quarantine enclosure under observation. To guide us in introducing Rhinos to our…

Animals adoption continues at Zoo
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Animals adoption continues at Zoo

August 5, 2019

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the Adoption Fee:  Tejas Anil Kale, Pune – Lion tailed Macaque (Rs.10,000); Prema Kumar, Mysuru – Four horned antelope (Rs.5,000); J.P. Vijay, Bengaluru – Love Bird (Rs.1,000); R. Rajesh, Bengaluru – Great Hornbill (Rs.5,000); Prakasha, Mandya –…

Zoo Youth Club inaugurated
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Zoo Youth Club inaugurated

July 28, 2019

Mysuru:  “Just like creating awareness on environment protection and nature conservation, there is a need to create awareness on the necessity of wildlife conservation,” opined Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar. He was addressing the gathering during the inauguration of the Youth Club at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden, popular as Mysuru Zoo in city this morning. Stating…

Mysuru Zoo to celebrate World Snake Day on July 16
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Mysuru Zoo to celebrate World Snake Day on July 16

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: Snakes are incredible creatures, limbless reptiles with long, cylindrical bodies, scaly skin, lidless eyes, and a forked tongue. Most species are not poisonous, some are mildly poisonous, and others produce a deadly poison.  There are at least 20 families, about 500 genera and 3,400 species of snake in the world. There are 270-plus species…

GTD adopts Zoo tigress on his grandson’s birthday
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GTD adopts Zoo tigress on his grandson’s birthday

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD), on the occasion of his grandson G.H. Samved Gowda’s second birthday, has adopted a tigress at Mysuru Zoo by paying the annual adoption fee. Samved Gowda is the son of MCDCC Bank President G.D. Harish Gowda, son of GTD.  GTD adopted tigress Chamundi from July 12, 2019 to July…

Jumping Spiders are unique: Expert
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Jumping Spiders are unique: Expert

July 4, 2019

Mysuru: Stating that India has special and rare species of spiders, said Prof. Wayne Maddison, Professor and Canada Research Chair at the Department of Zoology and Botany, University of British Columbia. He stressed on the need for taking measures to conserve them as they were unique. He was delivering a talk on ‘The music of…

‘There are more snake rescuers than snakes in Bengaluru’
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‘There are more snake rescuers than snakes in Bengaluru’

July 3, 2019

Mysuru: There are more snake rescuers than the population of snakes in Bengaluru, said snake conservation expert Sumanth. He was speaking at the workshop organised for snake rescuers at the Mysuru Zoo auditorium in city yesterday. Continuing, he said that there is information that a few snake rescuers were receiving Rs.4,000 to Rs.8,000 for catching…

Are City parking facilities JINXED?
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Are City parking facilities JINXED?

June 27, 2019

Town Hall parking still not open due to incomplete works, bureaucratic delay Zoo parking fails to take off due to revenue sharing standoff between MCC and Zoo authorities  Mysore: Following the suggestion of opening Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry for a multi-level parking facility, Star of Mysore did a reality check on the other parking facilities in…

Mysuru Zoo entry ticket price hiked
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Mysuru Zoo entry ticket price hiked

June 25, 2019

Weekdays from Rs.60 to Rs.80 (adults); Rs.30 to Rs.40 (children)  Weekends from Rs.80 to Rs.100 (adults); Rs.40 to Rs.50 (children) Mysore: In a bid to collect funds to undertake various developmental works at Mysuru Zoo, the authorities have hiked the price of entry tickets from June 1 itself. According to the revised price, the entry…

Mysuru Zoo to get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo
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Mysuru Zoo to get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo

June 15, 2019

Mysuru: The Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden (Mysuru Zoo) will soon get five Asiatic Lions from Sakkarbaug Zoo in Gujarat  under the Animal Exchange Programme between the zoos. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni said that at present, the Mysuru Zoo has two Asiatic Lions and with the new…

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