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Animal adoption continues at Mysuru Zoo
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Animal adoption continues at Mysuru Zoo

May 27, 2019

Mysore: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Saarthak Kodihalli, Haveri – Four-Horned Antelope (19/5/2019 to 18/5/2020) – Rs.5,000; LGH Group of India, Kolkata – White Peacock (13/5/2019 to 12/5/2020) – Rs.3,500; P.V. Akshaya, Mysuru – Star Tortoise (11/5/2019 to 10/5/2020) –…

Tranquillised leopardess dies en-route to Mysuru Zoo
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Tranquillised leopardess dies en-route to Mysuru Zoo

May 11, 2019

Mysuru:  The leopardess that was tranquillised by the Forest Department at Kyathanahalli village near Gaddige in H.D. Kote Taluk died last evening while it was being shifted to Mysuru Zoo for treatment. The two-and-a-half-year-old feline was in a weak condition and it had sustained serious injuries as it was caught in a wire snare placed…

Demand for combo ticket at Mysuru Zoo goes up
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Demand for combo ticket at Mysuru Zoo goes up

May 10, 2019

Mysuru: Demand for combo ticket to view Mysuru Zoo and Karnaji Lake is increasing day by day. Nearly 35 tourists are making use of this offer to walk through the Connecting Path to enter Karnaji Lake.   Even though Karanji Lake is in the jurisdiction of the Zoo, still people had to buy two separate…

Animal adoption continues
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Animal adoption continues

April 29, 2019

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

April 23, 2019

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

April 21, 2019

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

April 20, 2019

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

April 8, 2019

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

March 25, 2019

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’

March 21, 2019

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…

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