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Animal adoption continues
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Animal adoption continues

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Anupama Gopal & Gopal Ramanathan, Chennai – Black Buck & Lion-Tailed lemur (Rs.17,500); G. Yashaswini, Mysuru – Indian Cobra (Rs.2,000); P. Guru Shankara, Mysuru – Rose Ringed Parakeet (Rs.2,000); Krushmi Paresh Shah, Mumbai  –…

Karanji Lake to spring back to Life
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Karanji Lake to spring back to Life

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Scientific desilting work to boost rich diversity Lake to hold more water once it rains Silt removal after a gap of 40 years Come rains, the Karanji Lake, maintained by Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysuru Zoo that is loved by Mysureans will regain its pristine beauty and will be full…

Summer camp at Zoo begins
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Summer camp at Zoo begins

Children to be sensitised on nature and wildlife conservation Mysuru: Retired Chief Conservator of Forest (CCF) and Central Zoo Authority Member C.S. Yalakki stressed the urgent need to sensitise people and children on environmental threats for a better future. Speaking after inaugurating the summer camp organised at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) this morning,…

Summer heat, elections, exams keep tourists to Mysuru at bay
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Summer heat, elections, exams keep tourists to Mysuru at bay

Mysuru: If there is one tourist destination with a myriad of tourist attractions apart from the clean city tag that tourists flock to, it is Mysuru. However, the lean season of February and March sees a dip in footfalls. This season, there are three or four reasons that have added to this yearly phenomena of…

Voter Awareness: Six ‘Selfie Zones’ set up at Mysuru Zoo
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Voter Awareness: Six ‘Selfie Zones’ set up at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: In a bid to create voter awareness, the District SVEEP Committee in association with Mysuru Zoo and District Administration, has set up Selfie Zones at six locations in Mysuru Zoo including  Karanji Lake. The six locations where Selfie Zones are set up are at the Zoo’s main entrance, elephant view point, Indian  Gaur enclosure,…

Sandalwood trees from Zoo stolen
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Sandalwood trees from Zoo stolen

Mysuru: Miscreants have stolen sandalwood trees grown inside Mysuru Zoo in the wee hours of Mar.23. The miscreants also attempted to steal a species of snake but fled from the spot after seeing the security guards, according to a press release from the Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni. The press note further stated that…

Zoo visitors apprised on ‘Conservation of Sparrows, Forests, Water’
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Zoo visitors apprised on ‘Conservation of Sparrows, Forests, Water’

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, as part of World Sparrow Day (Mar.20), World Forest Day (Mar.21) and World Water Day (Mar.21), conducted awareness programme on the conservation and protection of sparrows, forests and water to the visitors of the Zoo this morning. On the occasion, Mysuru Zoo Education Officer Sindhu…

Summer camp at Zoo from Apr. 21 to May 14
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Summer camp at Zoo from Apr. 21 to May 14

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo is organising a Summer Camp for students from 7th standard to II PUC from Apr. 21 to May 14 in two batches between 9.30 am and 4.30 pm. The first batch consisting of 60 students will be held from Apr. 21 to 30 and the second batch of 60 students from May…

Lioness Rakshitha in Mysuru Zoo undergoes surgery
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Lioness Rakshitha in Mysuru Zoo undergoes surgery

Mysuru: Rakshitha, a 15–year-old Lioness was operated for severe uterine infection at Mysuru Zoo recently. The Zoo Veterinary team identified the problem immediately and conducted the operation. In a press release, Zoo Executive Director Ajith Kulkarni stated that the animal is recuperating and is under post-operative care with close veterinary care.. The surgery was conducted…

New glass enclosure for Hippos at Zoo
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New glass enclosure for Hippos at Zoo

Mysuru: The over 157-acre century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden, popular as Mysuru Zoo, which is one of the most popular Zoos in the country, is all set to get a makeover soon on the lines of foreign Zoos. Zoo authorities have taken up a slew of development works including development of animal enclosures and a…

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