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CM moots night safari at Zoo
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CM moots night safari at Zoo

Mysuru: The 125th anniversary celebrations of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysuru Zoo got off to a start yesterday with Chief Minister Siddharamaiah launching the year-long celebrations. Incidentally, this was his first visit to the Zoo after becoming the Chief Minister. Mysuru Zoo has been attracting visitors from across India and abroad, the CM said…

CM to open Zoo amphitheatre, launch programmes on Aug. 10
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CM to open Zoo amphitheatre, launch programmes on Aug. 10

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, established in 1892 by the erstwhile ruler of Mysore Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar Bahadur, will be celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah will inaugurate various programmes on Aug. 10, between 3 pm and 3.30 pm at the Zoo…

Hippo, elephant give birth at Mysuru Zoo
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Hippo, elephant give birth at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: It’s time to rejoice at Mysuru Zoo as an Asiatic Elephant and a Hippo have given birth. Though a Wolf, Bison, Sambar Deer and a few animals had given birth during February and March this year, an Asiatic Elephant has given birth after a gap of 13 years at the Zoo. On July 21,…

Zoo authorities asked to implement Kannada strictly
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Zoo authorities asked to implement Kannada strictly

Mysuru: Kannada Development Authority (KDA) Chairman Prof. S.G. Siddaramaiah has taken strong exception against the Mysuru Zoo authorities as it does not use Kannada in its website nor do shops inside the Zoo display Kannada on their boards. He was speaking at a meeting he was chairing yesterday regarding the implementation of Kannada in the…

Documentary on Mysuru Zoo
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Documentary on Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: A documentary on Mysuru Zoo titled “Namma Mysuru Mrigalaya,” will be released soon. The preview of this documentary was shown to the members of the Kannada Development Authority (KDA) at the review meeting on implementation of Kannada. The nearly 25 minute documentary highlights many significant developments of the Zoo that was started by Sri…

Smooth Coated Otters from Gujarat find new home at Mysuru Zoo
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Smooth Coated Otters from Gujarat find new home at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru: A pair of Smooth Coated Otters from Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Surat Municipal Zoo, Muglisara, Surat in Gujarat have found a new home at Mysuru Zoo. A male and a female Otter was procured from the Surat Municipal Zoo under Animal Exchange Programme approved by the Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi, in exchange for…

Zoo Executive Director, Mysuru DCF transferred
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Zoo Executive Director, Mysuru DCF transferred

Mysuru: Mysuru Zoo Executive Director K. Kamala Karikalan and Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF), Mysuru Division, Dr. V. Karikalan are among the 13 Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers who have been transferred by the State government yesterday. In their new postings, Kamala will be the Executive Director of Karnataka Forest Development Corporation (Rubber), Mangaluru while…

Animal adoption continues at Zoo
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Animal adoption continues at Zoo

Mysuru: Following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme by paying the adoption fee: Ria Ravi Machani – Bengaluru: Black Buck (Rs.7,500), Alisha Satish Machani – Bengaluru: Lemur (Rs.5,000), M.R. Ramesh – Bengaluru: Emu and Nilgiri Langur (Rs. 20,000), Krisna Ravi Machani – Bengaluru: Marmoset (Rs. 7,500), Iswar Ravi…

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