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City Zoo tides over lockdown blues, opens in style
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City Zoo tides over lockdown blues, opens in style

June 8, 2020

Three animals adopted in the name of Sandalwood triumvirate Dr. Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan and Ambarish Mysore/Mysuru: One of the major tourist hotspots, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) opened in style this morning after lockdown. Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar adopted three animals in the name of triumvirate of Kannada cinema — Dr. Rajkumar, Dr. Vishnuvardhan…

Giraffe calves christened as Balaji and Aadyaveer
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Giraffe calves christened as Balaji and Aadyaveer

June 8, 2020

During the re-opening of Zoo, new-born giraffe calves were also named. The male giraffe calf born on May 30 to Bharat and Mary was named Balaji and the one born to Bharat and Kushi on Mar. 7 was named Aadyaveer, after the son of Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and Trishikha Kumari Wadiyar. It may be…

Zoo roaring to open on Monday
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Zoo roaring to open on Monday

June 7, 2020

Mysore Palace will also open with 5-day week, 10 am – 5 pm rule; No illumination, no Sound & Light Show Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka Government has allowed all State Zoos to open from June 8 (Monday) provided all precautions are taken. Like other public places, sanitisation and taking necessary precautions have been mandated. Sri Chamarajendra…

Animal adoption continues at City Zoo
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Animal adoption continues at City Zoo

June 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: M.P. Sheethal, Mysuru – Indian Leopard – Rs.35,000; H.N. Ashalatha, Bengaluru – Indian Cobra and Common Barn Owl – Rs. 5,500; Rachana Supreeth Urs, Mysuru – Peacock – Rs. 3,500; B. Parthasarathi, Mysuru –…

Rs.50,000 donated to Zoo
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Rs.50,000 donated to Zoo

June 7, 2020

Housing Board, MCDCC Bank and Railway Co-operative Bank Director Dr. M.B Manjegowda (extreme right) donated Rs.50,000 towards the maintenance of animals at Mysuru Zoo in view of COVID-19. The cheque was handed over to District Minister S.T. Somashekar in the presence of MLC Sandesh Nagaraj recently.

Mysuru Zoo, Bandipur & Nagarahole Safaris to open from June 8
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Mysuru Zoo, Bandipur & Nagarahole Safaris to open from June 8

June 6, 2020

KSTDC’s sight-seeing in Mysuru, Nature Splendour (Bengaluru-Madikeri-Nagarahole-Bengaluru) from June 10 Bengaluru: With the Karnataka Government deciding to open the doors of the hospitality sector from June 8, tourist places, Zoos, Bandipur and Nagarahole Tiger Reserve safaris, Jungle Lodges and Resorts (JLR) properties will open up to guests. Following the order, tourist spots in Mysuru including…

Rs.25.15 lakh donated to Mysuru Zoo
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Rs.25.15 lakh donated to Mysuru Zoo

June 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District In-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar visited Mysuru Zoo for the fifth time on May 30 and donated Rs.25.15 lakh to the Zoo for the food of animals and birds and maintenance of the Zoo, on behalf of The Bengaluru Alugedde mattu Erulli Vartakara Sangha of Yeswantpur Constituency. So far, the Minister had donated…

Giraffe Mary gives birth to male calf at Zoo
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Giraffe Mary gives birth to male calf at Zoo

June 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mary, the female giraffe at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has given birth to a healthy male calf on May 30. The Zoo, which is closed for public following the nationwide lockdown due to Corona pandemic, is expected to be open to public in couple of days with orders awaited…

Elephant adopted
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Elephant adopted

June 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Dhruv Compusoft Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., Mysuru, has adopted an elephant of Mysuru Zoo for five months from May 22, 2020 to Oct.21, 2020, by making payment of Rs.75,000, under the animal adoption scheme.

Good response for animal adoption at city Zoo
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Good response for animal adoption at city Zoo

May 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under the animal adoption scheme by paying the adoption fee: M. Veeresh Kumar, Mysuru – Elephant – Rs. 1,50,000; Ketan Genesh Bende – Smooth Coated Otter – Rs. 5,000; Dorenandana – Red lorret – Rs. 2,000; Pooja B. Mysore – Star Tortoise – Rs….

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