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‘Zoo Day’ commemorates Founder’s birth anniversary
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‘Zoo Day’ commemorates Founder’s birth anniversary

February 28, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) annually celebrates the ‘Zoo Day’ in honour of the birth anniversary of Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar X, its Founder, which falls on Feb. 22.  In conjunction with the Zoo Day celebrations, various events had been organised over the past few weeks. The entire staff had enthusiastically participated in these…

Mysuru Zoo translocates 40 spotted deer to Kali Reserve Forest
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Mysuru Zoo translocates 40 spotted deer to Kali Reserve Forest

February 22, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: After successfully translocating over 52 spotted deer to the Arabithittu Reserve Forests and Wildlife Sanctuary in Hunsur, relocating more than 13 Indian Gaur to the Tyavarekoppa Tiger and Lion Safari in Shivamogga, and transferring giraffes to both the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru and the Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park (Hampi Zoo), the…

Gorillas of Mysuru Zoo get a new house
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Gorillas of Mysuru Zoo get a new house

January 27, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The newly built Gorilla Family Housing Facility with the financial assistance under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of Rs. 5 crore from Infosys Foundation, Bengaluru, was inaugurated on Thursday at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo). The total area of this facility is 37,000 sq.ft. This contribution goes a long way in conservation of…

Mysuru Zoo sends giraffe Shankara to Hampi Zoo
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Mysuru Zoo sends giraffe Shankara to Hampi Zoo

January 19, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Shankara, the two-and-a-half-year-old male giraffe at city’s Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has been sent to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park popular as Hampi Zoo at Kamalapura in Hospet, Vijayanagara district on Wednesday. Shankara, which is 13.5 ft. tall, born to Bharatha and Lakshmi on July 12, 2021, was…

MP inaugurates pure drinking water unit opposite Zoo
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MP inaugurates pure drinking water unit opposite Zoo

January 13, 2024

Says not bothered about who the Congress candidate is Mysore/Mysuru: In yet another citizen benefit initiative, BJP MP Pratap Simmha inaugurated a Pure drinking water unit opposite the Mysuru Zoo in Ittigegud here this morning. The people can get 2 litres of pure drinking water for Rs.2 and 20 litres for Rs.5. Later speaking to…

Wildlife rescue: Mysuru Zoo trains frontline staff, vets
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Wildlife rescue: Mysuru Zoo trains frontline staff, vets

December 25, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: A workshop on ‘Wildlife rescue and management’ was conducted by Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) from Dec. 18 to 20. The workshop involved veterinarians and frontline staff of the Forest Department. It aimed to enhance the capacity and skill sets of professionals working in high-conflict areas across seven districts (Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Mysuru,…

Tourists, Tourists…everywhere
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Tourists, Tourists…everywhere

December 25, 2023

Christmas festivities, year-end vacations and school holidays have ushered in a surge of tourists to Mysuru, transforming the city into a bustling hub. Popular attractions like the Mysore Palace and the Mysuru Zoo witnessed a steady influx of visitors, leading to long queues at ticket counters. The overwhelming tourist flow even caused chaotic parking scenes…

Roads around Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake silent zones
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Roads around Mysuru Zoo, Karanji Lake silent zones

December 22, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of a broader initiative to prioritise animal welfare and conservation, specific zones around the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and the Karanji Lake Nature Park have been officially designated as silent zones.  This directive, issued by Mysuru City Police Commissioner Ramesh Banoth, aims to mitigate stress factors, particularly excessive noise, fostering…

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