Tag: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

Hunting Cheetahs released for public viewing at Mysuru Zoo
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Hunting Cheetahs released for public viewing at Mysuru Zoo

October 15, 2020

The carnivores were under quarantine since Aug. 17 Mysore/Mysuru: Three African Cheetahs (one male and two females), which had arrived to Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) from South Africa Cheetah Centre at Johannesburg via Singapore and Bengaluru on Aug. 17 night and were kept on quarantine, were released for public viewing at Mysuru Zoo…

Photography Exhibition at Zoo
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Photography Exhibition at Zoo

October 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: On account of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct.2 to Oct.7, Mysuru Zoo is organising a Photography Exhibition at Zoo Library Hall. Award-winning and selected photos from the Photography competition will be displayed in the exhibition from today till Oct. 7.  The exhibition will be kept open for visitors between 10 am and 5 pm….

Zoo Road opens for vehicular traffic
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Zoo Road opens for vehicular traffic

September 23, 2020

Was closed for motorists on Jan. 17; works on subway, interiors to be completed soon Mysore/Mysuru: The road (Shalivahana Road) in front of Mysuru Zoo, which was closed for the construction of a subway to prevent frequent traffic jams on the ever-busy stretch, was opened for traffic on Sunday (Sept. 20) evening.  It was opened…

Zoo e-Youth Club activities for students from Oct.1
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Zoo e-Youth Club activities for students from Oct.1

September 8, 2020

Enrol through online portal mysorezoo.info before Sept.18 Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) is organising e-Youth Club – 2020 activities  for students aged between 12 and 18 years from Oct.1, 2020 to Jan. 31, 2021. Only 60 students will be selected on first-come-first-serve basis. Classes will be held only on Sundays between 11 am…

‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme at Mysuru Zoo completes 20 years
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‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme at Mysuru Zoo completes 20 years

September 2, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: No one knew when Kumar Pushkar, the then Executive Director of the century-old Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), launched a scheme on Oct. 27, 2001 to mobilise additional resources to the Zoo, it would one day hog national limelight. The ‘Adoption of Animals’ Scheme launched by Pushkar, who is…

Three Cheetahs arrive at Mysuru Zoo
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Three Cheetahs arrive at Mysuru Zoo

August 18, 2020

Travel for three days from South Africa Mysore/Mysuru: Cheetahs, considered as the fastest animal on this planet, arrived at Mysuru Zoo last night under the Animal Exchange Programme.  Three Cheetahs (one male and two females) arrived at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens from South Africa Cheetah Centre at Johannesburg via Singapore and Bengaluru. The animals aged…

Zoo Road may be ready for traffic in 15 days
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Zoo Road may be ready for traffic in 15 days

August 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The subway works, connecting the Zoo parking lot to the Zoo entrance gate, which was taken up on Jan. 17, is now going on in full pace and the road in front of Mysuru Zoo (Shalivahana Road), which was blocked for traffic is likely to be opened in the next 15 days. Mysuru Zoo…

Death of Zoo Mahout: Family paid Rs. 10 lakh compensation
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Death of Zoo Mahout: Family paid Rs. 10 lakh compensation

August 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A compensation cheque of Rs. 10 lakh by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) was handed over to the family of deceased mahout Harish yesterday. The compensation cheque was handed over by Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajith M. Kulkarni. This is for the first time in the history of Mysuru Zoo that an elephant…

Zoo elephant tramples, gores mahout to death
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Zoo elephant tramples, gores mahout to death

August 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A 38-year-old caretaker of an elephant was trampled and gored to death at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens popular as Mysuru Zoo last evening. The mahout has been taking care of the elephant since the last 15 years and was known to the animal since its younger days.  The mahout has been identified as Harish,…

Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran pays Rs.10 lakh,  adopts Zoo animals
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Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran pays Rs.10 lakh, adopts Zoo animals

July 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Bharatiya  Reserve Bank Note Mudran (P) Ltd, Mysuru, has adopted the animals of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens by making a payment of Rs.10 lakh.   In a press release, Mysuru Zoo has thanked Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran for adoption of Asiatic Elephants, Asiatic Lion, Bengal Tiger, Giraffes, Zebras, Chimpanzee and Southern White Rhinoceros…

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