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Leopard pug marks found in Zoo
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Leopard pug marks found in Zoo

Pug marks lead to main road junction towards Chamundi Hill; Wild cat suspected to have moved to Chamundi Hill Two cages placed; 8 additional CCTV cameras installed Mysuru: The staff of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) have found the pug marks of a Leopard inside the Zoo premises which has given rise to suspicion…

Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays
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Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has hiked the entry fees for visitors on weekends and public holidays to boost its revenue. The increased fees came into effect yesterday (Nov. 1). The entry ticket which earlier used to be Rs. 60 per adult has now been increased to Rs. 70 on…

Cauvery Emporium outlet opened at Mysuru Zoo
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Cauvery Emporium outlet opened at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: Karnataka is known for its exquisite handicrafts world over and the Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation (KSHDC) is in the forefront producing new products and exporting them. The main outlet is popular as ‘Cauvery Emporium’ and this is a unit of Karnataka State Arts and Crafts Emporium. Minister for Sugar and Small Scale Industries…

Zoo animals adopted
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Zoo animals adopted

Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), under “Adoption of Animals” scheme by paying the adoption fee:  K. Kushal – Mysuru (Love Bird) – Rs.1,000; N. Deepak Mitra – Bengaluru(Common Rat Snake) – Rs.1,000; A. R. Karthikeyarajan – Bengaluru (two King Cobras) – Rs.7,000; ShobhaYashawant Uchagaonkar- Belagavi…

Mysuru Zoo gifts 5 Nilgai to Vajpayee Zoo near Hampi
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Mysuru Zoo gifts 5 Nilgai to Vajpayee Zoo near Hampi

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, has gifted five Nilgai (two male and three female) to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoo in Kamapapura near Hampi. As per the directions from the Member-Secretary of Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK), five Nilgai were gifted and the same were transported from Mysuru on Oct. 21. Ravishankar, Executive Director of…

Back to the wild
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Back to the wild

Mysuru: The one-and-a-half-year-old leopard, which had strayed into the Zoo yesterday and subsequently captured after tranquillising it, was released into its natural habitat yesterday night, said Mysuru Zoo Executive Director  C. Ravishankar. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Ravishankar, however, did not disclose the place where the male leopard was released stating that National…

Wild leopard breaks into Zoo
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Wild leopard breaks into Zoo

Mysuru: A one-and-a-half-year old wild leopard broke into Mysuru Zoo here this morning creating panic among the inmates. As a result, the Zoo was closed to visitors for nearly three hours. The leopard was spotted sitting on the Peepul tree around 9 am by Zoo-keepers Raju and Shekar when they were in the Lion-tailed Macaques’…

Three-day training for Zoo Directors, veterinarians begins
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Three-day training for Zoo Directors, veterinarians begins

Mysuru: A three-day training programme for Zoo Executive Directors, Deputy Directors, Veterinarians, Range Forest Officers (RFOs), Deputy Range Forest Officers (DRFOs), animal keepers and other selected staff of all the Zoos in the State began at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) here this morning. The programme was inaugurated by Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK)…

Botany and Zoology Clubs at Zoo
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Botany and Zoology Clubs at Zoo

Calling PG students to enroll as members Mysuru: Conservation education is one of the objectives of modern Zoos. Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has launched many programmes to achieve this objective. Youth Club, a flagship programme to create environmental awareness among students aged between12-18 years is running successfully from last 25 years. In order…

Zoo to conduct essay contest for students
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Zoo to conduct essay contest for students

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo is organising an essay competition both in English and Kannada for High School and College students on Oct.17 from 11 am to 12 noon at Zoo Auditorium. Only 4 members from each institution for each language will be allowed. The topic is: “Importance of Wildlife and Prevention of its destruction.” Last date…

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