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Steps will be taken to uplift Zoos across State: ZAK Chairman
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Steps will be taken to uplift Zoos across State: ZAK Chairman

January 12, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Steps will be taken for the upliftment of Mysuru Zoo and other Zoos across the State with the co-operation from the Government and public, said Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman L.R. Mahadevaswamy. Pointing out that the ‘Adoption of Animals’ scheme was a huge success at Mysuru Zoo, he said that the adoption scheme…

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November 26, 2020

Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Member-Secretary B.P. Ravi (right) and Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni (left) are seen greeting L.R. Mahadevaswamy, who took charge as ZAK Chairman at Mysuru Zoo this morning. Also, Gokul Govardhan of city has been appointed as Member of ZAK, according to the order issued by Forest, Environment and…

Former Zoo Authority Chairman Nanjundaswamy passes away
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Former Zoo Authority Chairman Nanjundaswamy passes away

September 15, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: M. Nanjundaswamy (61), former Chairman of Zoo Authority of Karnataka, senior advocate and a resident of Vajamangala in the taluk, passed away last night following brief illness. He leaves behind his wife, one son, one daughter and a host of relatives and friends. Nanjundaswamy was active in BJP since many years and had served…

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…

‘Zoos of Karnataka’ App launched
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‘Zoos of Karnataka’ App launched

July 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has launched a mobile phone application ‘Zoos of Karnataka’, to enable people to contribute for conservation education, rescue, relief and rehabilitation of wild animals.  Forest, Environment and Ecology Minister Anand Singh, who is under home quarantine in Ballari, virtually launched the application this morning while scion of the…

‘There are more snake rescuers than snakes in Bengaluru’
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‘There are more snake rescuers than snakes in Bengaluru’

July 3, 2019

Mysuru: There are more snake rescuers than the population of snakes in Bengaluru, said snake conservation expert Sumanth. He was speaking at the workshop organised for snake rescuers at the Mysuru Zoo auditorium in city yesterday. Continuing, he said that there is information that a few snake rescuers were receiving Rs.4,000 to Rs.8,000 for catching…

City Zoo Aquarium works for New Zealand firm
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City Zoo Aquarium works for New Zealand firm

June 25, 2019

World-class Aquatic Life Science Park being built by New Zealand Company in Ahmedabad Team from Mysuru Zoo visits Ahmedabad Park Zoo Authority of Karnataka sends proposal to State Government seeking project approval  Mysore: The Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) is in the process of scouting for designers who can build a world-class aquarium that will…

Zoo Authority to have separate website to promote wildlife
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Zoo Authority to have separate website to promote wildlife

July 9, 2018

Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh to officially launch the website www.zoosofkarnataka.com Mysuru: The Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK), which is running various Zoos across the State, will have an exclusive website to provide information about its developmental information to the general public. B.P. Ravi, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Member Secretary of ZAK said,…

Emergency Medical kits distributed to Zoos in Karnataka
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Emergency Medical kits distributed to Zoos in Karnataka

March 25, 2018

Mysuru:  The Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has distributed emergency Medical kits to Shivamogga, Gadag and Ballari Zoos. The Directors of the Zoos expressed the paucity of medical equipment which are required during the emergency situations in the Zoos as well as adjacent areas of Forest Divisions for preventing man-animal conflict in rescued areas and…

Wildlife activists object to ZAK Chief holding leopard cub
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Wildlife activists object to ZAK Chief holding leopard cub

November 30, 2017

Mysuru:  Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairperson Mallige Veeresh holding a leopard cub and posing for camera has created a controversy.  Not amused by the photograph that is being circulated on the social media platforms and a report in a section of the press, wildlife enthusiasts say that the ZAK Chairperson’s act was illegal as…

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