Tag: Mysuru zoo

Nipah scare: Zoo on high alert
News

Nipah scare: Zoo on high alert

Mysuru: Not taking any chances like it happened during the bird flu scare where Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or the Mysuru Zoo was shut for a month from Jan. 4, 2017, this time, the Zoo authorities have geared up to combat the deadly Nipah Virus (NiV) threat. Apart from spraying disinfectants to all trees, the…

Zoo animals adopted
News

Zoo animals adopted

Mysuru:  The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the Adoption Fee. Aditya S. Desai, Bagalkot  – Badgerigar and Grey Parrot (Rs.3,000); Madlurgandha Kulkarni, Mumbai – Tortoise (Rs.10,000); C.R. Kiran Kumar, Bengaluru – Indian Cobra (Rs.2,000); J. Likitha, Mysuru – Star Tortoise (Rs.2,000); R.A. Aryan, Mysuru…

Saying it with feathers…
Photo News

Saying it with feathers…

Peacocks and white-peacocks welcome the guests at the walk-through aviary of Mysuru Zoo at Karanji Lake Nature Park in city. The aviary constructed on the shore of the lake has a height of 20 m, length of 60 m and width of 40 m making it India’s biggest walk-through aviary. The aviary was set up…

White Tigers, Zebras to make their way into Mysuru Zoo
News

White Tigers, Zebras to make their way into Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: A pair of White Tigers and four Zebras will be making their way to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens which is popularly known as the Mysuru Zoo worldwide. This apart, the Mysuru Zoo will also be receiving a male Lion-tailed Macaque and a pair of Nilgiri Langurs from Chennai. While the White Tigers, Lion-tailed Macaque…

Two green Anacondas arrive at Mysuru Zoo
News

Two green Anacondas arrive at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Two Green Anacondas (out of six) arrived at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) from Sri Lanka Zoo under the animal exchange programme. The male and the female Anacondas, which arrived from Sri Lanka National Zoo by Sri Lankan Airlines at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, on Apr. 28, were received by the Zoo…

Entry ticket scam at Mysuru Zoo
News

Entry ticket scam at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Three contract employees of the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysuru Zoo including a lady employee have been dismissed from service for irregularities in the ticket collection and checking counters where tourists are allowed inside after accepting the same tickets (mostly sold online) that are sold earlier to different tourists. The scam has caused…

Zoo Giraffe Gowri off to Bannerghatta Biological Park
News

Zoo Giraffe Gowri off to Bannerghatta Biological Park

Mysuru: The more than a century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has begun the process of transporting a female giraffe to Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru today. Gowri, the giraffe, is being transported in a specially-designed container which is 16 ft. tall that will be mounted on a long-chassis truck with the help of…

Zoo chimp injured in fight
News

Zoo chimp injured in fight

 Mysuru:  A 58-year-old female chimp Ganga was injured when a male chimp attacked her about a week ago. The incident took place when animal keepers were shifting 24-year-old chimp Nesan to another enclosure. It is learnt that when Nesan was being shifted, he began to scream which attracted the attention of Ganga, who came to…

Zoo dismisses woman employee for repeat entry tickets
News

Zoo dismisses woman employee for repeat entry tickets

Mysuru: A daily-wager woman employee at Mysuru Zoo has been dismissed from service after it was found that she had been involved in selling the same tickets sold earlier, which amounted to repeat entry. The racket came to light on Mar.8, when the counter staff found that 40 tickets worth Rs.50 each amounting to Rs.2,000…

Crocodile bites Zoo-keeper
News

Crocodile bites Zoo-keeper

Mysuru: A Zoo-keeper was bitten by a crocodile at the world famous Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, here last evening. Ironically, the Zoo is known for its safety standards where sufficient distance is maintained between animals and human beings. The incident has sent shock waves among the Zoo employees who are now…

1 2 3 4 5 10
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.