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75,000 tourists visit Mysuru Zoo during Dasara fest
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75,000 tourists visit Mysuru Zoo during Dasara fest

October 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: As many as 75,000 people visited the Mysuru Zoo during the 10-day Dasara festivities this year and the total gate collection was Rs.77.63 lakh during the period. While 9,033 people visited on Ayudha Puja day and the gate collection was Rs.9.29 lakh, 27,093 people visited on Vijayadashami Day with the Zoo earning a revenue…

Catch a glimpse of Orangutans at City Zoo
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Catch a glimpse of Orangutans at City Zoo

October 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Visitors to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) on Wednesday had the first glimpse of the orangutans that were brought from Malaysia and Singapore under the international animal exchange programme. Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar asked the Zoo authorities to open the orangutan enclosures to the public as the primates have already undergone the…

Primates settle into their new home at Mysuru Zoo
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Primates settle into their new home at Mysuru Zoo

October 2, 2021

New guests: Four orangutans from Singapore and two gorillas from Germany Mysore/Mysuru: Coinciding with 412th Dasara, the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has achieved the rare distinction of being the only Zoo in India to possess gorillas and orangutans along with a white rhino and African cheetahs.  While the white rhino and cheetahs were the…

Wildlife Photography Exhibition begins
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Wildlife Photography Exhibition begins

October 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: On account of Wildlife Week celebrations, Mysuru Zoo has organised a Photography Exhibition at Zoo Library. The award winning and selected photos from the Photography competition are displayed in the exhibition from Oct.2 to Oct. 8. The Photography Exhibition, inaugurated by Mysuru SP R. Chethan this morning, will be kept open for visitors between…

Giraffe Yadunandan dies at Bannerghatta Park
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Giraffe Yadunandan dies at Bannerghatta Park

September 20, 2021

Yadunandan was sent to B’luru from Mysuru Zoo in April last year to pair with ‘Gowri’ Bengaluru: Yadunandan, the three-and-a-half-year-old giraffe which was transported to Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) in Bengaluru amidst lockdown in April last year, has died yesterday. It is learnt that as animal keepers and other staff at BBP were busy controlling…

Former Curator of Mysuru Zoo C.D. Krishnegowda no more
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Former Curator of Mysuru Zoo C.D. Krishnegowda no more

September 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: C.D. Krishnegowda (91), former Curator of Mysuru Zoo and a resident of Indiranagar, passed away yesterday at his residence in city. He leaves behind five sons and a host of relatives and friends. He was the elder brother of retired Dy.SP C.D. Jagadish. While his eldest son Mohan is settled in America, his other…

ZAK gives nod to hike Zoo,  Karanji Lake entry fee
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ZAK gives nod to hike Zoo, Karanji Lake entry fee

August 30, 2021

Discussion to prepare DPR for long-pending aquarium project taken up Mysore/Mysuru: Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has given approval to hike the entry ticket prices of Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and Karanji Lake Nature Park. The decision to hike the entry ticket prices was taken at the 148th Governing Council meeting chaired by ZAK…

Swimming pool for elephants at Koorgalli Rehabilitation Centre
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Swimming pool for elephants at Koorgalli Rehabilitation Centre

August 4, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In a bid to create a natural habitat-like surrounding for elephants, Mysuru Zoo has constructed a huge swimming pool at its Chamundi Animal Conservation, Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Koorgalli on the outskirts of the city.  A video of four elephants swimming in the pool has gone viral on the social media and Zoo…

Giraffe Lakshmi gives birth at Mysuru Zoo
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Giraffe Lakshmi gives birth at Mysuru Zoo

July 28, 2021

Lakshmi, the female giraffe at Mysuru Zoo, has given birth to a healthy male calf on July 12. This is the fourth calf of Lakshmi and including this, a total of 22 giraffe calves (17 male and 5 female) have taken birth in Mysuru Zoo till date. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajit Kulkarni, in a…

Vijayendra distributes ration kits to Mysuru Zoo staff
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Vijayendra distributes ration kits to Mysuru Zoo staff

July 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: State BJP Vice-President B.Y. Vijayendra, who heads MySeva Foundation, distributed ration kits to over 350 staff and attendants of Mysuru Zoo at a programme organised in the Zoo premises here recently. Speaking on the occasion, Vijayendra said that the Zoo staff were facing a lot of hardship due to COVID-induced lockdown. As such, MySeva…

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