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Captured tigresses may not return to wild
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Captured tigresses may not return to wild

Mysuru: Two tigresses which were captured in Hediyala Forest Range and Antharasanthe Forest Range and undergoing treatment at Mysuru Zoo may not return to the wild. The two wild cats are suffering from dental attrition (Dental attrition is a type of tooth wear caused by tooth-to-tooth contact, resulting in loss of tooth tissue, usually starting…

Rescued tigress critical at Zoo
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Rescued tigress critical at Zoo

Mysuru: The injured tigress, which was rescued by the Forest Department from Hediyala Range coming under Bandipur Tiger Reserve Forest on Monday and shifted to Mysuru Zoo where it is kept under observation after being treated for its injuries is said to be critical. The Department officials and staff, who conducted a search operation to…

Echo of tigers mauling Zoo-keeper at Bannerghatta Biological Park
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Echo of tigers mauling Zoo-keeper at Bannerghatta Biological Park

Mysuru Zoo raises safety standards Mysuru: The century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, famously known as Mysuru Zoo, is safe for animals, their keepers and the general public, and there is no chance of any accidents, said C. Ravishankar, Mysuru Zoo Executive Director. When Star of Mysore contacted him this morning for his reaction on the…

Walkathon marks Wildlife Week in city
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Walkathon marks Wildlife Week in city

Mysuru: A walkathon was organised under the aegis of Mysuru Zoo this morning to mark the 63rd Wildlife Week celebrations in city. Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep flagged off the awareness rally in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy temple. More than 300 children from different schools took part in the walkathon which passed through Hardinge Circle…

Mysuru Zoo to give two tigers to Kamalapur Zoo in Ballari
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Mysuru Zoo to give two tigers to Kamalapur Zoo in Ballari

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly called as the Mysuru Zoo, has sent a letter to the Centre seeking permission to give a pair of tigers to the new Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park coming up at Kamalapur in Ballari. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director C. Ravishankar, speaking to Star of Mysore said that the Mysuru…

Wildlife Week Photography contest and expo at Zoo
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Wildlife Week Photography contest and expo at Zoo

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is organising Photography competition and exhibition as part of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct. 2  to 8 under two categories — Wildlife Category and Zoo Category. Only two unmounted photographs measuring size of 12” x 18” will be accepted in each section.  Entry fee for each section will…

Cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy adopts leopard
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Cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy adopts leopard

Indian woman cricketer Veda Krishnamurthy adopted a leopard at Mysuru Zoo, here yesterday. Veda donated Rs. 35,000 to adopt Bhavana, a female leopard, for a period of one year. Veda, who is the brand ambassador of KPL franchise Belagavi Panthers, has been staying in Mysuru cheering the team in the ongoing tournament. She will be…

Mysuru Zoo gets reptiles from Tamil Nadu
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Mysuru Zoo gets reptiles from Tamil Nadu

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as the Mysuru Zoo and one of the oldest zoos of the country received two reptile species for breeding from Tamil Nadu on Sept. 6. Four Rock Pythons (Two males and two females) and five Gharials (Two males and three females) were received from Madras Crocodile Bank Trust…

Renewal of Zoo Tiger adoption
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Renewal of Zoo Tiger adoption

Mysuru: Sushil Kumar Jindal, Partner of Jindal Steels, has renewed the adoption of Mysuru Zoo Tiger under Animal Adoption Scheme for a period of one year from 7.9.2017 to 6.9.2018 by paying Rs.1,00,000.

Hubli Tigers adopt Tiger at Mysuru Zoo
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Hubli Tigers adopt Tiger at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity, Hubli Tigers, one of the Karbonn Smart KPL franchises, extended its support for the tiger cause by adopting a tiger for the period of one year. Hubli Tigers Owners Sushil Kumar Jindal and Abhishek Jindal, along with the team, visited the Mysuru Zoo and handed…

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