Tag: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

City Zoo to get enclosures for sloth bear, ring-tailed lemur
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City Zoo to get enclosures for sloth bear, ring-tailed lemur

May 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: After the successful construction of hi-tech, eco-friendly and animal-friendly enclosures for primates including orangutans and gorillas out of the funds released as per the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of companies, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is all set to get enclosures for sloth bears. The enclosures have come in for great public appreciation…

Tourists teeming in Mysuru, Kodagu
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Tourists teeming in Mysuru, Kodagu

April 15, 2022

Hospitality sector stakeholders elated as hotels see 100 percent occupancy Mysuru: Long weekend, summer vacation for schools, a pandemic-fear-free surroundings and safety guaranteed by vaccines — all these have contributed to the tourist rush in Mysuru and Kodagu. Though there are reports about the imminent fourth wave, thousands of tourists have preferred travelling to being…

Zoo orangutans to get another enclosure
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Zoo orangutans to get another enclosure

February 26, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The foundation stone was laid yesterday to build enclosures for orangutans at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, famous as Mysuru Zoo. The enclosures will cost Rs. 1 crore and Bank Note Paper Mill India, Mysuru (BNPM) has come forward to bear the costs.  In a press release, Zoo Executive Director Ajit Kulkarni stated that BNPM…

Mysuru Zoo to mop up revenues
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Mysuru Zoo to mop up revenues

February 11, 2022

Hikes entry fee to Karanji Lake Nature Park To let out subway walls for advertisements Mysore/Mysuru: Struggling to come out of the COVID pandemic blues, the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), having many rare fauna and bird populations, is looking to increase its revenues. The Zoo is a self-sustaining organisation that does not get…

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…

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