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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…

Mobile COVID testing team deployed at Mysuru Zoo
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Mobile COVID testing team deployed at Mysuru Zoo

October 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Two mobile medical teams are deployed inside the Mysuru Zoo campus to conduct RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) for  the visiting public. Dr. Mohammed Shiraz Ahmed, District Tuberculosis Officer (DTO) and in-Charge of COVID-19 testing and report preparation, told Star of Mysore this morning that each team consists of two lab technicians and…

Mysuru Zoo records more footfall than Palace during Dasara
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Mysuru Zoo records more footfall than Palace during Dasara

October 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: While around 20,000 people visited Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), hardly 9,516 tourists visited the Mysore Palace during this year’s scaled down Dasara festivities. The number of visitors to the Palace has been less due to its closure in connection with Sharannavarathri celebrations by royal family inside the Palace.  According to statistics released…

Zebra Prachi gives birth to female foal at Mysuru Zoo
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Zebra Prachi gives birth to female foal at Mysuru Zoo

October 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Prachi, the female Zebra at Mysuru Zoo, has given birth to a female foal on Oct. 16 in the Zoo. Male Zebra named Rishi has fathered the foal and this is the third birth of a Zebra in the history of Mysuru Zoo.  Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulakarni said that the mother and…

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