Tag: Mysuru zoo

2-day Bird Festival begins at Mysuru Zoo
News

2-day Bird Festival begins at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru:  Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar called upon people, especially youth to develop interest in bird-watching. He was speaking after inaugurating a two-day Bird Festival organised jointly by District Administration, Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), Department of Tourism and other Organisations as part of Winter Festival-2018 at Mysuru Zoo auditorium in city this morning. He…

Chimp Guru dies at Mysuru Zoo
News

Chimp Guru dies at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Guru, the 26-year-old male chimpanzee at Mysuru Zoo, died of respiratory failure on Dec. 24 night. On Dec. 23, Guru was found dull and the Zoo Vets began the symptomatic treatment. The next day (Dec. 24), Zoo Veterinarians along with Dr. Sundar Raj, a consultant General Physician having experience with primates, continued the treatment….

Animal adoption at Mysuru Zoo
News

Animal adoption at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: 2 Air Force Selection Board, Mysuru, has adopted ‘Asiatic Black Bear’ of Mysuru Zoo for one year from Nov.13, 2018 to Nov.12, 2019, by making payment of Rs.35,000 under ‘Animal Adoption Scheme.’

Jaguar-cobra fight to death at Mysuru Zoo
News

Jaguar-cobra fight to death at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru:  In a rare incident, a cobra that strayed into the Mysuru Zoo was bitten by a jaguar yesterday afternoon and the cobra in turn bit the jaguar. Later, the reptile died due to bite injuries and the feline died due to snake venom. The jaguar was one among the two jaguars sheltered in the…

New walkway links Zoo with Karanji Lake
News

New walkway links Zoo with Karanji Lake

Mysuru:  For most tourists visiting Mysuru, the Mysore Palace, Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, Chamundi Hill, Dasara Exhibition, the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popular as Mysuru Zoo and Brindavan Gardens are the top attractions. Adding to this list now is the new connecting path or a pedestrian walkway that links the Zoo to the picturesque Karanji Lake Nature…

Global tenders soon to develop City Zoo Aquarium
News

Global tenders soon to develop City Zoo Aquarium

Mysuru:  The Zoo Authority of Karnataka has completed the work of cleaning the desolate aquarium half built by the MCC and now is in the process of scouting for designers who can build a world-class aquarium that will attract lakhs of tourists. The aquarium is near Mysuru Zoo and the MCC had built its basic…

1.53 lakh people visited Mysuru Zoo during Navaratri festivities
News

1.53 lakh people visited Mysuru Zoo during Navaratri festivities

Mysuru: In what could be a record for century-old Mysuru Zoo, as many as 1.53 lakh footfall, mostly tourists, registered during the ten-day Dasara festivities that was held from Oct.10 to 19 in city. This was one of the biggest turn out the Zoo had witnessed during Dasara festivities in recent years, according to the…

‘Leopard population declining towards point of extinction’
News

‘Leopard population declining towards point of extinction’

Mysuru:  “The leopard population is phenomenally declining towards the point of extinction,” opined wildlife expert Sanjay Gubbi. He was delivering a lecture on ‘Leopards Ecology and Leopard-Human Conflict’ organised by Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) as part of its 20th Conservation Speak at the Zoo Amphitheatre here on Tuesday. Sanjay Gubbi pointed out that…

Mysuru Zoo to celebrate World Rhino Day tomorrow
News

Mysuru Zoo to celebrate World Rhino Day tomorrow

Mysuru:  World Rhino Day is celebrated to create awareness regarding the well-being of Rhinoceros. In recent years, Rhinos have been threatened by poaching, urbanisation and pollution, which have left Rhino species on the brink of extinction. At the start of the 20th century, 5,00,000 Rhinos roamed the wild, by 1970 the worldwide population fell to…

Entries invited for Zoo Wildlife Week Photography contest
News

Entries invited for Zoo Wildlife Week Photography contest

Mysuru:  Mysuru Zoo is organising Wildlife Week Photography competition and exhibition as part of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct.1  to Oct. 7. The competition and exhibition consists of two categories — Wildlife Category and Zoo Category. Only two unmounted photographs measuring 12” x 18” will be accepted in each section. Entry fee for each section…

1 2 3 4 5 13
Trending Posts
ABOUT

Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.