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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…

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

March 21, 2019

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

March 19, 2019

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

March 11, 2019

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…

Water sprinklers, melons, fruit juice keep Mysuru Zoo denizens cool
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Water sprinklers, melons, fruit juice keep Mysuru Zoo denizens cool

March 11, 2019

Mysuru: Sweltering weather is prevailing in Mysuru and more hotter days are expected. While humans opt for air conditioners, fans and coolers, Zoo denizens are being kept cool with water sprinklers, fruits and tender coconuts and lots of water to maintain hydration level. The rising mercury levels have kept the Zoo authorities on their toes…

Mysuru Zoo translocates 52 surplus deer to Arabithittu Sanctuary
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Mysuru Zoo translocates 52 surplus deer to Arabithittu Sanctuary

February 8, 2019

Mysuru:  In what could be another success story of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, 52 spotted deer were recently translocated to Arabithittu Wildlife Sanctuary situated in Hunsur taluk of Mysuru district. None of the animals were sedated and were translocated after days of natural conditioning. The sanctuary is spread over an area…

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