Tag: Zoo Authority of Karnataka

M. Shivakumar takes charge as Chairman of ZAK
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M. Shivakumar takes charge as Chairman of ZAK

July 29, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A day after the Government announced his nomination, former City BJP President M. Shivakumar took charge as the new Chairman of Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) at the Authority’s Office in Mysuru Zoo here on Tuesday. Speaking after assuming charge, Shivakumar, who is also a former MCC Corporator, said that he was thankful to…

Minister seeks financial support for Mysuru Zoo on behalf of ZAK
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Minister seeks financial support for Mysuru Zoo on behalf of ZAK

July 1, 2022

Shows interest in establishing a Zoo in North Karnataka Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Minister Umesh V. Katti, who visited Mysuru Zoo and inspected the facilities, besides going round the Zoo yesterday, has expressed his desire of establishing a zoo in North Karnataka. Asking the Mysuru Zoo authorities to take steps to breed more animals and birds at…

ZAK gives nod to hike Zoo,  Karanji Lake entry fee
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ZAK gives nod to hike Zoo, Karanji Lake entry fee

August 30, 2021

Discussion to prepare DPR for long-pending aquarium project taken up Mysore/Mysuru: Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has given approval to hike the entry ticket prices of Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and Karanji Lake Nature Park. The decision to hike the entry ticket prices was taken at the 148th Governing Council meeting chaired by ZAK…

Karnataka Zoos receive Rs. 3.12 cr. through animal adoptions
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Karnataka Zoos receive Rs. 3.12 cr. through animal adoptions

June 24, 2021

Belagavi, Gadag and Hampi Zoos reopen today Mysore/Mysuru: The nine Zoos in Karnataka, which were reeling under severe financial crisis following COVID-induced lockdown, can now breathe a sigh of relief as Rs. 3.12 crore have come through animal adoptions and donations. Addressing a press meet at Mysuru Zoo premises yesterday, Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK)…

Actor Darshan’s appeal fetches over Rs. 1 crore for 9 Zoos
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Actor Darshan’s appeal fetches over Rs. 1 crore for 9 Zoos

June 11, 2021

Good collection since last five days Mysore/Mysuru: An open appeal made by Kannada film actor Darshan Thoogudeepa seeking donations and adoption of animals in nine Zoos across Karnataka has helped Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) to net Rs. 1 crore. Since last five days, animal-lovers have adopted 3,578 birds and animals in nine Zoos by…

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…

Hampi Zoo competing with Mysuru Zoo in all spheres: ZAK Chairman
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Hampi Zoo competing with Mysuru Zoo in all spheres: ZAK Chairman

April 19, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman L.R. Mahadevaswamy visited Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park near Kamalapura in Hospet taluk of Vijayanagar district yesterday.  He went around the Zoo which is spread on 350 acres of land near Hampi and also inspected ongoing works.  Accompanied by M.N. Kiran Kumar, Executive Officer of the Biological Park, Mahadevaswamy…

Show empathy on birds, animals during summer: ZAK Chairman
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Show empathy on birds, animals during summer: ZAK Chairman

March 31, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman L.R. Mahadevaswamy has appealed to the citizens to feed water to birds and animals due to onset of summer and sudden increase in the mercury level. He was speaking after filling water to the container hung to a tree on Rama Vilasa Road by Mysuru Yuva Balaga and…

Exclusive Leopard Safari at Bannerghatta Biological Park
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Exclusive Leopard Safari at Bannerghatta Biological Park

March 26, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The long-pending proposal for a Leopard Safari at Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) near Bengaluru has now been revived by Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman L.R. Mahadevaswamy.  Visiting the BBP on Wednesday, Mahadevaswamy said that the BBP already has Lion and Tiger Safaris and a Leopard Safari would be an added attraction. Years back…

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