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Mysuru Zoo to conduct 10-day e-Summer Camp from May 28
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Mysuru Zoo to conduct 10-day e-Summer Camp from May 28

May 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Annual Summer Camp organised by Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), which is one among the most-sought-after Summer Camps for students in city, will be conducted online this year, due to COVID-19 lockdown. Mysuru Zoo is organising Summer Camp from May 28 to June 6 (11.30 am to 12.30 pm), for students aged…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

May 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. Pushapa Ayyangar and Vaidehi, Mysuru, have adopted King Cobra and Flamingo of Mysuru Zoo for one year by paying Rs.20,000 under its ‘Animal Adoption Scheme,’ according to a press release from the Zoo Executive Director.

Suttur Mutt donates Rs.5 lakh to Zoo
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Suttur Mutt donates Rs.5 lakh to Zoo

May 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As Mysuru Zoo is closed for public due to COVID-19 lockdown, Suttur Mutt and JSS Mahavidyapeetha donated Rs.5 lakh towards maintenance of animals and birds at the Zoo. The cheque was handed over by Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji to Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Member-Secretary B.P. Ravi and Zoo Executive Director Ajit…

Zoo animal adoption continues
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Zoo animal adoption continues

May 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: N. Ramakrishnaiah, Mysuru, has adopted Giraffe from Mysuru Zoo under its Animal Adoption Scheme, for one year from May 4, 2020 to May 3, 2021, by paying the adoption fee of Rs.1,00,000. K.S. Naveen, Personal Secretary of Co-operation Minister, Government of Karnataka, has adopted Zebra by paying the adoption fee of Rs.50,000. Also, D….

Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations
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Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations

May 7, 2020

With Rs. 1.05 crore donated today, Zoo earns Rs. 2.32 crore towards its maintenance Mysore/Mysuru:  Thanks to District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), which would otherwise have been in deep trouble owing to zero footfall following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, is ‘overwhelmed’ with the donations pouring in. The…

Mysuru Zoo looks for ways to offset plunge in revenues
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Mysuru Zoo looks for ways to offset plunge in revenues

May 5, 2020

District Minister writes to NRIs, AKKA appealing for funds Mysore/Mysuru: With the front gates locked and the normal revenue streams in hibernation because of the Coronavirus lockdown, the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, is thinking of raising funds through donations to continue caring for its denizens. In an appeal to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)…

NRI adopts Zoo elephant for two months
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NRI adopts Zoo elephant for two months

May 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Jyothi Vikas, a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), has adopted an elephant of Mysuru Zoo for a period of two months. A resident of Phoenix in USA, Jyothi has adopted the elephant in the name of her one-year-old daughter Prisha by paying Rs. 25,000 under the Animal Adoption Scheme. She made the contribution to help Zoo…

Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo
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Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo

May 2, 2020

District Minister donates Rs. 1.19 crore; Food & Civil Supplies Minister hands over Rs. 8 lakh Minister Somashekar writes to Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty for funds Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had donated Rs. 73.60 lakh collected from the people of his Yeshwanthpur Constituency (Bengaluru) for maintenance of Mysuru Zoo on Apr….

District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance
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District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance

April 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had assured the Mysuru Zoo authorities of mobilising funds for the maintenance of the Zoo during his visit last week, displayed his love for the animals and birds of Mysuru Zoo by handing over a total sum of Rs. 73.16 lakh to the Zoo authorities this morning which was…

Forest Minister inspects Mysuru Zoo
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Forest Minister inspects Mysuru Zoo

April 28, 2020

Lauds Zoo staff for maintaining cleanliness Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Minister Anand Singh, who inspected the Mysuru Zoo yesterday morning, lauded the efforts of the Zoo staff for taking necessary steps to protect the health and lives of animals and birds housed in the Zoo in these trying times. Anand Singh, who had been to Kabini Backwaters…

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