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Giraffe & Hippopotamus calves born at Mysuru Zoo
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Giraffe & Hippopotamus calves born at Mysuru Zoo

May 30, 2018

A Hippopotamus and a female Giraffe was born at Mysuru Zoo on May 16 and 26 respectively. While Hippopotamus calf was born to Krishna & Jaleshi Hippopotamus, the female Giraffe calf was born to Krishnaraja & Kushi Giraffes. Both the mothers are nursing their babies very well and feeding the calves. Also, the Zoo Veterinarians…

Nipah scare: Zoo on high alert
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Nipah scare: Zoo on high alert

May 27, 2018

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
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Zoo animals adopted

May 25, 2018

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…
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Saying it with feathers…

May 23, 2018

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
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White Tigers, Zebras to make their way into Mysuru Zoo

May 18, 2018

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
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Two green Anacondas arrive at Mysuru Zoo

May 2, 2018

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
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Entry ticket scam at Mysuru Zoo

April 15, 2018

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
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Zoo Giraffe Gowri off to Bannerghatta Biological Park

April 3, 2018

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
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Zoo chimp injured in fight

March 28, 2018

 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
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Zoo dismisses woman employee for repeat entry tickets

March 24, 2018

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…

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