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Children’s Day Out
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Children’s Day Out

November 14, 2017

Mysuru: There was a bevy of activity this morning in the city as children celebrated Children’s Day, remembering Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country, on his 128th birth anniversary. The Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popularly called Mysuru Zoo and the Dasara Exhibition Grounds saw a sea of children as authorities at both…

Botany & Zoology Clubs inaugurated at City Zoo
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Botany & Zoology Clubs inaugurated at City Zoo

November 13, 2017

Mysuru: As part of the 125th-anniversary celebrations of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as the Mysuru Zoo, Scion of the Mysore Royal family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar inaugurated the Botany and Zoology Clubs at the Zoo here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion at a function organised at the Amphitheatre in the Zoo premises, Yaduveer…

Animal Adoption Week
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Animal Adoption Week

November 11, 2017

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo has organised an “Animal Adoption Week” programme along with the inauguration of “Botany and Zoological Club” on Nov.12 at 4 pm at Vanyaranga (Amphitheatre) in Zoo premises, as part of activities taken up on its 125th year celebrations. Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar will inaugurate the programme and interact with animal adopters. The…

Leopard pug marks found in Zoo
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Leopard pug marks found in Zoo

November 9, 2017

Pug marks lead to main road junction towards Chamundi Hill; Wild cat suspected to have moved to Chamundi Hill Two cages placed; 8 additional CCTV cameras installed Mysuru: The staff of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) have found the pug marks of a Leopard inside the Zoo premises which has given rise to suspicion…

Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays
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Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has hiked the entry fees for visitors on weekends and public holidays to boost its revenue. The increased fees came into effect yesterday (Nov. 1). The entry ticket which earlier used to be Rs. 60 per adult has now been increased to Rs. 70 on…

Cauvery Emporium outlet opened at Mysuru Zoo
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Cauvery Emporium outlet opened at Mysuru Zoo

October 30, 2017

Mysuru: Karnataka is known for its exquisite handicrafts world over and the Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation (KSHDC) is in the forefront producing new products and exporting them. The main outlet is popular as ‘Cauvery Emporium’ and this is a unit of Karnataka State Arts and Crafts Emporium. Minister for Sugar and Small Scale Industries…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

October 29, 2017

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the adoption fee:  K. Kushal – Mysuru (Love Bird) – Rs.1,000; N. Deepak Mitra – Bengaluru(Common Rat Snake) – Rs.1,000; A. R. Karthikeyarajan – Bengaluru (two King Cobras) – Rs.7,000; ShobhaYashawant Uchagaonkar- Belagavi…

Mysuru Zoo gifts 5 Nilgai to Vajpayee Zoo near Hampi
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Mysuru Zoo gifts 5 Nilgai to Vajpayee Zoo near Hampi

October 28, 2017

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, has gifted five Nilgai (two male and three female) to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoo in Kamapapura near Hampi. As per the directions from the Member-Secretary of Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK), five Nilgai were gifted and the same were transported from Mysuru on Oct. 21. Ravishankar, Executive Director of…

Back to the wild
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Back to the wild

October 27, 2017

Mysuru: The one-and-a-half-year-old leopard, which had strayed into the Zoo yesterday and subsequently captured after tranquillising it, was released into its natural habitat yesterday night, said Mysuru Zoo Executive Director  C. Ravishankar. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Ravishankar, however, did not disclose the place where the male leopard was released stating that National…

Wild leopard breaks into Zoo
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Wild leopard breaks into Zoo

October 26, 2017

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’…

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