Tag: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

Giraffe calves christened as Balaji and Aadyaveer
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Giraffe calves christened as Balaji and Aadyaveer

June 8, 2020

During the re-opening of Zoo, new-born giraffe calves were also named. The male giraffe calf born on May 30 to Bharat and Mary was named Balaji and the one born to Bharat and Kushi on Mar. 7 was named Aadyaveer, after the son of Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and Trishikha Kumari Wadiyar. It may be…

Zoo roaring to open on Monday
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Zoo roaring to open on Monday

June 7, 2020

Mysore Palace will also open with 5-day week, 10 am – 5 pm rule; No illumination, no Sound & Light Show Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka Government has allowed all State Zoos to open from June 8 (Monday) provided all precautions are taken. Like other public places, sanitisation and taking necessary precautions have been mandated. Sri Chamarajendra…

Giraffe Mary gives birth to male calf at Zoo
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Giraffe Mary gives birth to male calf at Zoo

June 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mary, the female giraffe at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has given birth to a healthy male calf on May 30. The Zoo, which is closed for public following the nationwide lockdown due to Corona pandemic, is expected to be open to public in couple of days with orders awaited…

Good response for animal adoption at city Zoo
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Good response for animal adoption at city Zoo

May 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The following persons have adopted the animals of Mysuru Zoo under the animal adoption scheme by paying the adoption fee: M. Veeresh Kumar, Mysuru – Elephant – Rs. 1,50,000; Ketan Genesh Bende – Smooth Coated Otter – Rs. 5,000; Dorenandana – Red lorret – Rs. 2,000; Pooja B. Mysore – Star Tortoise – Rs….

Mysuru Zoo gets Rs. 25.14 lakh donation
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Mysuru Zoo gets Rs. 25.14 lakh donation

May 30, 2020

So far District Minister has handed over Rs. 2.85 crore collected from people of his Constituency and others Govt. decision on Zoo opening for visitors in a day or two Mysore/Mysuru: Continuing his help for the maintenance of Mysuru Zoo, District Minister S.T. Somashekar handed over a cheque for Rs. 25,14,500 to the Zoo authorities…

Mysuru Zoo prepares for cautious re-opening
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Mysuru Zoo prepares for cautious re-opening

May 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, is awaiting directions from the State Government to open its doors to the visitors and patrons. A proposal has been sent to the Government by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) seeking permission to open all the nine Zoos in the State including the one in…

Mysuru Zoo to conduct 10-day e-Summer Camp from May 28
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Mysuru Zoo to conduct 10-day e-Summer Camp from May 28

May 17, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Annual Summer Camp organised by Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), which is one among the most-sought-after Summer Camps for students in city, will be conducted online this year, due to COVID-19 lockdown. Mysuru Zoo is organising Summer Camp from May 28 to June 6 (11.30 am to 12.30 pm), for students aged…

Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations
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Coronavirus: Mysuru Zoo ‘overwhelmed’ with donations

May 7, 2020

With Rs. 1.05 crore donated today, Zoo earns Rs. 2.32 crore towards its maintenance Mysore/Mysuru:  Thanks to District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), which would otherwise have been in deep trouble owing to zero footfall following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, is ‘overwhelmed’ with the donations pouring in. The…

Mysuru Zoo looks for ways to offset plunge in revenues
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Mysuru Zoo looks for ways to offset plunge in revenues

May 5, 2020

District Minister writes to NRIs, AKKA appealing for funds Mysore/Mysuru: With the front gates locked and the normal revenue streams in hibernation because of the Coronavirus lockdown, the Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, is thinking of raising funds through donations to continue caring for its denizens. In an appeal to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)…

Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo
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Donations pour in for Mysuru Zoo

May 2, 2020

District Minister donates Rs. 1.19 crore; Food & Civil Supplies Minister hands over Rs. 8 lakh Minister Somashekar writes to Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty for funds Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had donated Rs. 73.60 lakh collected from the people of his Yeshwanthpur Constituency (Bengaluru) for maintenance of Mysuru Zoo on Apr….

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