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‘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?…

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…

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