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Zoo Executive Director Ravishankar, DCF Yedukondalu transferred
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Zoo Executive Director Ravishankar, DCF Yedukondalu transferred

Govt. yet to name new Zoo Director Mysuru: In a major surgery to the Forest Department ahead of polls, the State Government on Wednesday transferred eight Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers, including Mysuru Zoo Executive Director C. Ravishankar. Following his transfer, Ravishankar, who had taken charge as Zoo Executive Director only eight months ago, has…

Animal Exchange
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Animal Exchange

Mysuru:  The transportation of a two-year-old tiger cub Dhanush, from Mysuru Zoo to Assam by train in an animal exchange programme has caused heartburn among a few animal activists. The journey of more than 3,100 km to Assam which will take two days and 11 hours will take a toll on the young cub, feel…

Exchange of Elephants from Mysuru Zoo for Rhinos from Singapore Zoo
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Exchange of Elephants from Mysuru Zoo for Rhinos from Singapore Zoo

NGO files objections against the exchange citing cruelty Mysuru:  The Mysuru Zoo’s proposal to exchange elephants for white Rhinos from the Singapore Zoo under Animal Exchange Programme has drawn strong criticism from an NGO which has filed objections against it on cruelty grounds. The Bengaluru-based Elsa Foundation, an animal and environment charity, is also co-ordinating…

Leopard-man conflict: Experts brainstorm on solutions
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Leopard-man conflict: Experts brainstorm on solutions

Mysuru: There are 45 to 50 leopards in the taluk and 150 to 170 in the district, said Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairperson Mallige Veeresh here yesterday. Speaking after inaugurating a session on ‘Leopard-Man Conflict, Control, Management, organised by the Forest Department and ZAK at Mysuru Zoo premises here yesterday, she said that a…

Excels in essay competition
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Excels in essay competition

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) had conducted a District-level Inter-Collegiate Kannada and English Essay Contests under the conservation education programme recently. Lavanya Ravi and Arindaam Mandal, 2nd PU students of Jnanodaya PU College, Saraswathipuram, have bagged 3rd prize in Kannada essay competition and consolation prize in English essay competition.

Four elephants from Bandipur arrive at Mysuru Zoo
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Four elephants from Bandipur arrive at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: The Mysuru Zoo, which boasts of housing exotic animals and birds, received four elephant calves from Bandipur Reserve Forest on Thursday to be exchanged for a pair of African Rhinos from Singapore Zoo under Animal Exchange Programme. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director C. Ravishankar, speaking to Star of Mysore said that the Zoo received four…

Bird Flu scare in Bengaluru: Mysuru Zoo, MCC on high alert
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Bird Flu scare in Bengaluru: Mysuru Zoo, MCC on high alert

Mysuru:  With bird flu cases reported in Bengaluru, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has taken precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease in city. MCC Commissioner G. Jagadeesha has instructed the concerned officials to keep an eye on the poultry being brought to the city from other cities and States. Speaking to Star…

Mysuru Zoo loses Ranitha, 7-year-old Asiatic Lioness
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Mysuru Zoo loses Ranitha, 7-year-old Asiatic Lioness

Mysuru: In a setback to the ambitious captive breeding initiative at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, Ranitha, a 7-year-old Asiatic Lioness died yesterday. She was found injured on right and left shoulders after a fight with her companion Shourya on Oct. 26. Following this, it had stopped taking food. Ranitha was…

Mysuru Zoo spreads warmth in a season of biting cold
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Mysuru Zoo spreads warmth in a season of biting cold

Mysuru: As the cold season has gripped the city, it is not only the humans that are feeling the chill. Our animal friends at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) are also finding it difficult to survive the biting cold. With mercury levels coming down, the over 1,500 inmates of the Zoo are taking advantage…

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