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Wild leopard breaks into Zoo
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Wild leopard breaks into Zoo

Mysuru: A one-and-a-half-year old wild leopard broke into Mysuru Zoo here this morning creating panic among the inmates. As a result, the Zoo was closed to visitors for nearly three hours. The leopard was spotted sitting on the Peepul tree around 9 am by Zoo-keepers Raju and Shekar when they were in the Lion-tailed Macaques’…

Three-day training for Zoo Directors, veterinarians begins
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Three-day training for Zoo Directors, veterinarians begins

Mysuru: A three-day training programme for Zoo Executive Directors, Deputy Directors, Veterinarians, Range Forest Officers (RFOs), Deputy Range Forest Officers (DRFOs), animal keepers and other selected staff of all the Zoos in the State began at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) here this morning. The programme was inaugurated by Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK)…

Botany and Zoology Clubs at Zoo
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Botany and Zoology Clubs at Zoo

Calling PG students to enroll as members Mysuru: Conservation education is one of the objectives of modern Zoos. Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has launched many programmes to achieve this objective. Youth Club, a flagship programme to create environmental awareness among students aged between12-18 years is running successfully from last 25 years. In order…

Zoo to conduct essay contest for students
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Zoo to conduct essay contest for students

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo is organising an essay competition both in English and Kannada for High School and College students on Oct.17 from 11 am to 12 noon at Zoo Auditorium. Only 4 members from each institution for each language will be allowed. The topic is: “Importance of Wildlife and Prevention of its destruction.” Last date…

Captured tigresses may not return to wild
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Captured tigresses may not return to wild

Mysuru: Two tigresses which were captured in Hediyala Forest Range and Antharasanthe Forest Range and undergoing treatment at Mysuru Zoo may not return to the wild. The two wild cats are suffering from dental attrition (Dental attrition is a type of tooth wear caused by tooth-to-tooth contact, resulting in loss of tooth tissue, usually starting…

Rescued tigress critical at Zoo
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Rescued tigress critical at Zoo

Mysuru: The injured tigress, which was rescued by the Forest Department from Hediyala Range coming under Bandipur Tiger Reserve Forest on Monday and shifted to Mysuru Zoo where it is kept under observation after being treated for its injuries is said to be critical. The Department officials and staff, who conducted a search operation to…

Echo of tigers mauling Zoo-keeper at Bannerghatta Biological Park
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Echo of tigers mauling Zoo-keeper at Bannerghatta Biological Park

Mysuru Zoo raises safety standards Mysuru: The century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, famously known as Mysuru Zoo, is safe for animals, their keepers and the general public, and there is no chance of any accidents, said C. Ravishankar, Mysuru Zoo Executive Director. When Star of Mysore contacted him this morning for his reaction on the…

Walkathon marks Wildlife Week in city
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Walkathon marks Wildlife Week in city

Mysuru: A walkathon was organised under the aegis of Mysuru Zoo this morning to mark the 63rd Wildlife Week celebrations in city. Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep flagged off the awareness rally in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy temple. More than 300 children from different schools took part in the walkathon which passed through Hardinge Circle…

Mysuru Zoo to give two tigers to Kamalapur Zoo in Ballari
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Mysuru Zoo to give two tigers to Kamalapur Zoo in Ballari

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly called as the Mysuru Zoo, has sent a letter to the Centre seeking permission to give a pair of tigers to the new Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park coming up at Kamalapur in Ballari. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director C. Ravishankar, speaking to Star of Mysore said that the Mysuru…

Wildlife Week Photography contest and expo at Zoo
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Wildlife Week Photography contest and expo at Zoo

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is organising Photography competition and exhibition as part of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct. 2  to 8 under two categories — Wildlife Category and Zoo Category. Only two unmounted photographs measuring size of 12” x 18” will be accepted in each section.  Entry fee for each section will…

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