Tag: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

Orangutans on public display at Mysuru Zoo
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Orangutans on public display at Mysuru Zoo

October 28, 2021

Bank Note Paper Mill India contributes Rs. 70 lakh of Rs. 1.02 crore total project Mysore/Mysuru: After briefly opening the orangutan enclosures in the first week of Dasara, the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has now fully thrown open the same for public viewing. The primates — two male and two female — were…

Primates settle into their new home at Mysuru Zoo
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Primates settle into their new home at Mysuru Zoo

October 2, 2021

New guests: Four orangutans from Singapore and two gorillas from Germany Mysore/Mysuru: Coinciding with 412th Dasara, the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has achieved the rare distinction of being the only Zoo in India to possess gorillas and orangutans along with a white rhino and African cheetahs.  While the white rhino and cheetahs were the…

ZAK seeks Rs.36 crore for maintenance of nine Zoos
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ZAK seeks Rs.36 crore for maintenance of nine Zoos

May 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Member-Secretary B.P. Ravi has requested Co-operation and District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar to impress upon the State Government to release immediately Rs.36.79 crore towards the maintenance of nine Zoos in the State. “The century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens and Bannerghatta Biological Park with the available funds can manage for…

Covid-19: Zoos in Karnataka facing severe financial crunch
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Covid-19: Zoos in Karnataka facing severe financial crunch

May 9, 2021

Adopt Zoo animals to help in feeding: ZAK Chairman Mysore/Mysuru: For the century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), which suffered a lot financially during the first wave of Covid-19 for its maintenance, things have gone to worse in the second wave and the Zoo Management is appealing for financial help from the Government and…

Mysuru Zoo gets hi-tech Ultra Sound Scanning Machine
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Mysuru Zoo gets hi-tech Ultra Sound Scanning Machine

April 27, 2021

Modern equipment donated by Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited Mysore/Mysuru: The Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL), Mysuru, has donated an Ultra Sound Scanning Machine worth Rs 24.85 lakh to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.  Since its establishment, the RBI Note Mudran has…

What about it Daddy Cool
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What about it Daddy Cool

March 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: She’s crazy like a fool, What about it Daddy Cool… goes the famous M. Boney music track. With the onset of summer and increasing temperatures, Zoo denizens are being kept cool with water sprinklers, fruits and tender coconuts and lots of water to maintain hydration level. Authorities at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo)…

Hippooo? Nooo!
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Hippooo? Nooo!

February 26, 2021

‘Looks’ matter a lot in adoption of animals at Mysuru Zoo No takers for Hippos By S. Kenneth Shishir  Which animal is most sought-after for adoption? No prizes for guessing. It is either tiger or elephant. Because, these two are the most popular animals in people’s mind and also visually appealing. Also, they figure quite…

Special permission needed for Zoo to procure beef: Minister
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Special permission needed for Zoo to procure beef: Minister

February 15, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar said he would discuss with the Government whether the Zoos in the State could be given any special permission to procure beef for their carnivores with the anti-cow slaughter law coming into effect in the State. He was speaking to reporters after visiting Mysuru Zoo last evening where officials…

Mysuru Zoo to get smart with LED screen
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Mysuru Zoo to get smart with LED screen

January 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, will soon get a large LED screen. Preparations are on to erect a LED screen at the Zoo premises in an effort to actively engage tourists. In hopes of enhancing visitor experience, a large LED screen will be installed at the amphitheatre located at the…

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