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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….

District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance
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District Minister hands over Rs. 73.16 lakh for Zoo maintenance

April 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: District Minister S.T. Somashekar, who had assured the Mysuru Zoo authorities of mobilising funds for the maintenance of the Zoo during his visit last week, displayed his love for the animals and birds of Mysuru Zoo by handing over a total sum of Rs. 73.16 lakh to the Zoo authorities this morning which was…

Giraffe ‘Yadunandan’ makes his way to Bannerghatta Biological Park from Mysuru Zoo amidst lockdown
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Giraffe ‘Yadunandan’ makes his way to Bannerghatta Biological Park from Mysuru Zoo amidst lockdown

April 26, 2020

Will be paired with ‘Gowri’ who was shifted in 2018 Mysore/Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, which had successfully shifted 14-month-old giraffe ‘Chamarajendra’ to Assam State Zoo-cum – Botanical Garden at Guwahati by road (3,200 km) in December last year, has now shifted 17-month-old ‘Yadunandan’ to Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru….

Zoo Director clarifies on Bird Flu
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Zoo Director clarifies on Bird Flu

March 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: There is no bird flu scare at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo), clarified Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni.  In a communication to media, Kulkarni has stated that lab tests have revealed that there is no bird flu at the Zoo, a home for rare bird species from across the world. Following the…

Women’s Day today: Mysuru Zoo leads the way
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Women’s Day today: Mysuru Zoo leads the way

March 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: When Deepa Kumari finished her PUC, she did not have an inclination that one day she would be driving battery-operated vehicles at Mysuru Zoo. Discontinuing her education and coming from an agrarian background, life was not easy for this resident of Bannur.  Now, her life is headed in a new direction with Deepa serving…

Tiger, King Cobra die at Mysuru Zoo
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Tiger, King Cobra die at Mysuru Zoo

March 3, 2020

They were brought from Pilikula Zoo, Mangaluru on Feb. 28 Mysore/Mysuru: A King Cobra and a Tiger that were brought from Pilikula Biological Park in Mangaluru, under animal exchange programme on Feb.28, have died at the Zoo on Feb. 29 and Mar. 1 respectively. The Tiger and the King Cobra were among the pair of tigers,…

Feeding a Zoo!
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Feeding a Zoo!

February 16, 2020

What it takes to feed carnivores, omnivores, frugivores, insectivores, foliavores and nectavores By S. Kenneth Shishir One might think feeding a Zoo is easy. But Zoo keepers say that a lot of planning and preparation goes into animal diets. With more than 100 species of animals, reptiles and birds residing at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens…

Tallest Animal Travels Longest Distance
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Tallest Animal Travels Longest Distance

December 14, 2019

12-foot tall Chamarajendra covers 3,200 kms in a 16-foot crate from Mysuru to Guwahati Zoo Mysuru: A male giraffe from Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has created a record of sorts by travelling all the way to Assam State Zoo-cum-   Botanical Garden at Guwahati on road. The 14-month-old giraffe, Chamarajendra, travelled 3,200 kilometres…

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