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Roll back Zoo entry fee hike: Hoteliers Association
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Roll back Zoo entry fee hike: Hoteliers Association

Mysuru:  The Mysuru Hotel Owners Association has strongly condemned the Mysuru Zoo entry fee hike. Addressing a press meet at Patrakarthara Bhavan here this morning, the Association President C. Narayana Gowda said that the huge hike in entry fee, on weekends and public holidays, has been a burden on the visitors and tourists. Also, there…

Ajit Kulkarni is Mysuru Zoo Executive Director
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Ajit Kulkarni is Mysuru Zoo Executive Director

Mysuru:  Indian Forest Service (IFS) Officer Ajit M. Kulkarni took over as the new Executive Director of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) from In-Charge Director Siddaramappa Chalakapure last evening. The post was lying vacant since June 11 after the transfer of C. Ravishankar, who was shifted to Chikkaballapura and Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF)…

Animal adoption continues at Zoo
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Animal adoption continues at Zoo

Mysuru: Following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Shreyas G. Nataraja, Bengaluru – King Cobra and Indian Soft Shell Turtle – Rs.5,500; B.R. Gangadhar, Bengaluru  – Peacock (2), Indian Cobra (2) and Australian Rainbow Lorikeet (2) – Rs.15,000; Ananda Mattur, Bengaluru – Red-Billed…

Handover Aquarium to Mysuru Zoo: Minister S.R. Mahesh tells MCC
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Handover Aquarium to Mysuru Zoo: Minister S.R. Mahesh tells MCC

Mysuru: The Aquarium near the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, half-built by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) will be handed over to the Zoo for refurbishing and maintenance. The aquarium structure, built at a cost of Rs. 3 crore, is lying in a state of neglect now and has become a place…

Talk on Lion-Tailed Macaque held at Mysuru Zoo
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Talk on Lion-Tailed Macaque held at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo had organised a talk on the subject “Ecology and conservation of Lion-Tailed Macaques (Macaca silenus)” by Dr. Ajith Kumar, Director, Post-Graduate Programme in Wildlife Biology and Conservation, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Benguluru, at its premises recently. This was the eighteenth ‘Conservation Speak’ programme. He spoke at length on the captive management,…

World Giraffe Day at City Zoo
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World Giraffe Day at City Zoo

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly called as Mysuru Zoo, celebrated the longest-necked animal day (World Giraffe Day) on the longest day of the year today. The Day is meant to raise support, create awareness and provide a deeper understanding of the challenges that these animals face in the wild. As part of the celebrations,…

Rescued tiger dies
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Rescued tiger dies

Mysuru: The nine-year-old male tiger, which was severely injured in a territorial fight and rescued by the Forest staff at Hediyala Range and shifted to Koorgalli Rehabilitation Centre of Mysuru Zoo here on June 10, succumbed to its injuries early this morning. The injuries were so severe that the tiger’s jaw was broken, there were…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

Mysuru:  The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Medha Shivarant, Bengaluru – Sun Conure (Rs.2,000); Nalini Kumar, Bengaluru – Indian Cobra (Rs.2,000); R. Vanitha, Mysuru – King Cobra (Rs.3,500); M.K. Ranganatha, Mysuru – King Cobra (Rs.3,500); Sharada Subhashini, Bengaluru – King Cobra…

Zoo Gardens to celebrate World Environment Day tomorrow
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Zoo Gardens to celebrate World Environment Day tomorrow

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has organised following events to celebrate World Environment Day (Theme: ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’) tomorrow with the involvement of public, students, environmentalists, NGOs, media and Zoo volunteers: At Lalithadripura Lake area at 2.30 pm: Talk on the importance of water resources and its conservation in the urban landscape by…

Giraffe & Hippopotamus calves born at Mysuru Zoo
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Giraffe & Hippopotamus calves born at Mysuru Zoo

A Hippopotamus and a female Giraffe was born at Mysuru Zoo on May 16 and 26 respectively. While Hippopotamus calf was born to Krishna & Jaleshi Hippopotamus, the female Giraffe calf was born to Krishnaraja & Kushi Giraffes. Both the mothers are nursing their babies very well and feeding the calves. Also, the Zoo Veterinarians…

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