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RFO Probationary Visit to Gadag zoo

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Rfo probationer from Karnataka Forest Academy, Gungaragatti, Dharwad visited gadag zoo for the study of zoo managment. Trainees are from the state of Manipur and Madhyapradesh Forest Department and were addressed by Executive Director of the zoo smt Sonal Vrishni IFS.

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Learn at the zoo!!!! Education program

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A day long education program for the students of samanvaya Trust( makkala  habba) about 100 students visited zoo were thought them about various basic info about zoo #safari #zoo do's and don'ts #diet #some interesting, featuring facts about wild animals#wildlife #conservation #interacted zoo rounds #guided safari trip #nest making activity to involve in conservation aspects. 

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Summer zoo camp @ Gadag Zoo.

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One day summer camp was organised at gadag zoo on 07/05/2019. 32 students from different schools attend , they were briefed about zoo , animal behavior study was conducted, planting a sapling by students and distributed  bamboo nest boxes ....the program was attended by Shri Yashpal K IFS , Smt Sonal K IFS, General manager Canara bank , and principal Chikkatti English medium school Gadag.< . . . More Details >>

Summer Camp Batch 2- Inauguration

Published By : Mysuru

Mysuru Zoo is organizing Batch 2 Summer Camp for 71 Students of 12-18 year old children. It was Inaugurated on 5th May, 2019. This 10 days programme includes various activities to involve children in Hands-on Conservation programme and also about wildlife. As a part of Summer Camp activities they were given Bird Nests to put up at their respective houses and observe the birds that use them and . . . More Details >>

Summer Camp at Bannerghatta Zoo: An initiative to connect young minds to nature and wildlife

Published By : Bengaluru

With an increasing threat to wildlife and nature due to anthropogenic factors, it is of utmost importance to create awareness among young minds to make conservation a reality. Bannerghatta Biological Park hosted a unique day long summer camp in three batches on 24th, 26th April and 2nd May, in which a total of 53 students attended the camp. This included a guided tour of the zoo, safari and but . . . More Details >>

R O plant @ Belagavi Zoo

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To improve the basic facilities of the  visitors a R O water plant was installed @ KRCM Zoo,Belagavi.

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Summer Camp(Batch 1) Valedictory

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Summer Camp-19 (batch 1) was organised by Mysuru Zoo in Collaboration with RMNH, Mysuru. The valedictory for the 10 days programme was organised in presence of Shri B.P. Ravi IFS, APCCF, Member Secretary, ZAK, Mysuru, Dr Indresh, Scientist Incharge, RMNH, Mysuru, Shri Ajit Kulkarni IFS, DCF, Executive Director, Mysuru Zoo, Mysuru and Shri Vijay M. Scientist-C, RMNH, Mysuru. The Summer Camp prog . . . More Details >>

Students @ walkthrough aviary

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Students were educated about flora and fauna through the media of zoos ..............

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Walkthrough aviary at Gadag Zoo

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Species in walkthrough aviary :

1)Black swan 

2)Rosy pelican 

3)Painted stork 

4)Night heron

5)Red jungle fowl 

6)Peafowl 

7)White peafowl

8)Ring necked parakeet

9)Scarlet ibis

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Zoo diet of animals

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Zoo diet, as a part education program for the public, many samples of the feed and individual pictures of the animals were displayed to the public and explained many aspects of diet, types of diet, feeding time and so on and a session ended with a good interaction with public. 

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Awareness program in adumaleshwara mini zoo

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Natural barricade at BBP

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Natural bamboo barricade placed along the visitor path in the zoo premises to encourage public to move around in the dedicated path.

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Swachh bharat abhiyan at Bannerghatta Zoo

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As an initiative to conserve nature, a swachh bharat abhiyan was conducted by 42 students from Udyan Shalini Fellowship on 13th April at Bannerghatta Biological Park. In addition to preventing plastic pollution at the park by litter picking , the students also interacted with the park visitors to create awareness on the negative impact of plastic use on wildlife and nature.

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Celebration of Wildlife week at Indirapriyadarshini Mini Zoo, Anagod

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World Wildlife Week Celebration at Indirapriyadarshini Mini Zoo Anagodu and Spreading the message to all students and peoples, villagers to save the valuable wildlife, birds and animals and conservation of forest.

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Summar camp at Mysuru zoo

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​Mysuru zoo summer camp 2019 was inaugurated today by Shri Yellaki IFS and Dr Indresh, HO, rmnh. 65 students for batch 1 (21april to 30 april) of 12-18 age were enrolled on first come first basis. As a part of summer camp activity, the students are explained about various aspects about zoo and wildlife. They are given a platform to interact with various resource persons and zoo keepers. They ar . . . More Details >>

Report on the capture of the Tiger that killed human beings, at D.B.Kuppe range Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarahole) Tiger Reserve.

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Tiger with Limb Problem More Details >>

Report on the capture of the Tiger that killed human beings, at D.B.Kuppe range Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarahole) Tiger Reserve.

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Report on the capture of the Tiger that killed human beings, at D.B.Kuppe range Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarahole) Tiger Reserve.

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Report on the capture of the Tiger that killed human beings, at D.B.Kuppe range Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarahole) Tiger Reserve. ***** 1. Early morning 28th January, 2019, a call was received from the Director, Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarahole) Tiger Reserve (RNTR) that a person was killed by a Tiger in the forests of D.B.Kuppe range close to a settlement by name Hulumuttulu. The Director, RNTR was instructed to . . . More Details >>

Forest Dept. plans training for cops in rescue of wild animals

Published By : Zoo Authority
Southern Range IGP Sri K.V. Sharath Chandra, inaugurated the training programme for capacity building of mahouts at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru. APCCF & Member Secretary Sri B.P. Ravi, Director of Centre Elephant Studies, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy. Thrissur T.S. Rajeev, Executive Director of Mysuru Zoo Sri Ajith Kulkarni and others are seen. More Details >>

ಕಾಡಂಚಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಚರಣೆಗೆ ಪೆÇಲೀಸರಿಗೆ ತರಬೇತಿ

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ಮೈಸೂರು ಮೃಗಾಲಯ ಆವರಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಸೋಮವಾರ ನಾನಾ ಮೃಗಾಲಯಗಳ ಮಾವುತರು ಹಾಗೂ ಕಾವಾಡಿಗಳಿಗಾಗಿ ಆರಂಭವಾದ ಐದು ದಿನಗಳ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರವನ್ನು ಉದ್ಘಾಟಿಸಿ, ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ವಲಯ ಐ.ಜಿ.ಪಿ ಡಾ|| ಕೆ. . . . More Details >>

Workshop of Indian Zoo Veterinarians on the theme “Recent Trends in Captive Wild Animals Management

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Mysuru Zoo has taken immense pleasure to organize a 3 day workshop on “Recent Trends In Captive Wild Animals Management” from 7/1/2019 to 9/1/2019. The venue of the workshop is Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, Karnataka. The participant of the workshop is only Veterinarians working at various zoos of India, wildlife division of Karnataka and wildlife post graduate students. In . . . More Details >>

First Ever Workshop for Veterinarians at Mysuru Zoo

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The Member Secretary of Central Zoo Authority Shri Anup Kumar Nayak, inaugurated a three day workshop of Indian Zoo Veterinarians at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru on Monday. Shri H.D. Narayanaswamy, Vice-Chancellor of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University of Bidar, Shri B.P. Ravi, Member Secretary, Zoo Authority of Karnataka, Shri Neil Bemmet, Zoological Co . . . More Details >>

Zoos can play active role in reducing man-animal conflict

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National Workshop for Zoo Veterinarians held in Mysuru Zoo More Details >>

Educational activities at Tiger Lion Safari (Shivamogga Zoo)

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Around 32 number of students participated in Shivamogga Winter Zoo Camp on account of this participants planted saplings and provided guided tour also. More Details >>

Celebration of World Soil Day at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, on 5-12-2018

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Celebration of World Soild Day 2018: Sri. B.P. Ravi IFS., APCCF & MS, ZAK, Mysuru, Sri. Venkatesan IFS., Sri. Hanumanthappa IFS., DCF, Mysuru Division, Mysuru, Sri. Siddaramappa IFS., DCF, Mysuru Circle, Mysuru, Dr. Rajanna, Soil Scientist, Sri. Annayya IFS. (Retd.,), Sri. Sumanth Bindumadhav and Sri. Ajit Kulkarni IFS., DCF & ED, Mysuru Zoo are present in this occasion. More Details >>

Member Secretary, ZAK, Mysuru held meeting with various Education Officers of the Zoos under ZAK

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Member Secretary, ZAK, Mysuru, held meeting the Education Officers / Biologist of various Zoos under ZAK, regarding importance of Conservation, imparting education to general public, students etc., and creating awareness about importance of Flora and Fauna and also spoke about conducting regular educational activities involving Students, Volunteers, Teachers, NGOs, and Resourced Persons More Details >>

Mysuru Zoo Youth Club Students- trip to Bandipur Tiger Reserve

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Around 40 number of Youth Club Members were taken to Bandipur Tiger Reserve to study about in-situ conservation More Details >>

Mahouts of Zoos undergo capacity-building training workshop

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A five-day National Level training workshop on Capacity-building of Mahouts organised by Mysuru Zoo in association with Central Zoo Authority (CZA) New Delhi, for Mahouts and Kavadis of 10 Zoos across the Country began at Mysuru Zoo. More Details >>

World Bird Day at Shivamogga Zoo

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Birds photographs are being exhibited at Tiger Lion Safari, Thyavarekoppa, Shivamogga More Details >>

New Walkway Links- Zoo with Karanji Lake

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The connecting path has been designed in such a way that tourists can walk amidst sylvan surroundings from the Zoo to the Karanji Lake that is known for its rich biodiversity and a destination to see resident and migratory birds. The path has been constructed by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) following suggestions from many tourists that the Zoo and the Karanji Lake must be linked. More Details >>

ಅರಣ್ಯ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ, ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ 64ನೇ ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಪ ಸಮಾರಂಭ-2018

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ಭೂತರಾಮನಹಟ್ಟಿಯ ಕಿತ್ತೂರು ರಾಣಿ ಚೆನ್ನಮ್ಮ ಮೃಗಾಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಸೋಮವಾರ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಫ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಸಾಧನೆ ಮಾಡಿದ ಇಲಾಖೆ ಸಿಬ್ಬಂದಿಯನ್ನು ಸನ್ಮ . . . More Details >>

ಅರಣ್ಯ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ, ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ 64ನೇ ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಪ ಸಮಾರಂಭ-2018

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ಅರಣ್ಯ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ, ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ 64ನೇ ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಪ ಸಮಾರಂಭ-2018 ರಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀ ಬಿ.ಪಿ.ರವಿ, ಭಾ.ಅ.ಸೇ., ಅಪರ ಪ್ರಧಾನ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣಾಧ . . . More Details >>

ಮೃಗಾಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಜೀಬ್ರಾ ಮನೆ ಉದ್ಘಾಟನೆ

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ಇಸ್ರೇಲ್‍ನ ಅವಿವ ಸಫಾರಿ ಪಾರ್ಕಿನಿಂದ ಮೈಸೂರಿನ ಶ್ರೀ ಚಾಮರಾಜೇಂದ್ರ ಮೃಗಾಲಯಕ್ಕೆ ತಂದಿರುವ ಜೀಬ್ರಾ ಮನೆಯನ್ನು ಮಾನ್ಯ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಚಿವರು ಶ್ರೀ ಆರ್. ಶಂಕರ್, ಅವರು ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ಉದ್ಘಾ . . . More Details >>

ಆಡುಮಲ್ಲೇಶ್ವರದಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಸ ಪಕ್ಷಿಗಳ ಕಲರವ

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ಸಣ್ಣ ಮೃಗಾಲಯವಾಗಿ ಉನ್ನತಿ ಹೊಂದಲಿರುವ ಇದನ್ನು ಪ್ರವಾಸಿಗರ ನೆಚ್ಚಿನ ತಾಣವನ್ನಾಗಿ ಮಾಡಬೇಕೆಂಬ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳ ಪೈಕಿ ಮೃಗಾಲಯಕ್ಕೆ ಹೊಸ ಪ್ರಾಣಿ ಪಕ್ಷಿಗಳನ್ನು ತರಳುವಂಥ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ More Details >>

Wildlife Week Celebration at Gadag Zoo

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On account of Wildlife Week celebration Gadag Zoo organised Taluk level competition of Wildlife Painting in their respective Taluk and final district level competition will be conducted on 6th of October at Gadag Zoo More Details >>

Wildlife Week Celebration at Shivamogga Zoo

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Shimoga Zoo had organised Rangoli Competition for School Students More Details >>

Wildlife Week observed in Kalburgi Zoo

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All Zoos under ZAK are actively involved in creating awareness about the need to conserve Wildlife More Details >>

Wildlife Photography Exhibition at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru

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On account of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct.1 to 7, Mysore Zoo has organized a Wildlife Photography Exhibition at the Zoo Library Hall. Overall 60 photographers participated in the competition with a total of 153 photographs for both Zoo (66) and Wildlife (87) categories. The award-winning and selected photos are displayed in the exhibition which will be open for visitors between 9.30 am an . . . More Details >>

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru

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As part of wildlife week in BBP, an awareness programme was conducted on the 'Role of Zoos in Conservation' More Details >>

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Gadag Zoo

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As part of 64th Wildlife Week Celebration, a Tabuleau moved around Gadag City to create awareness among public regarding Conservation of Wildlife. More Details >>

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru

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As part of 64th Wildlife Week Celebration, at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, Sri Abhiram Shankar, IAS., DC, Mysuru Dist., inaugurated Wildlife Photography Gallery. More Details >>

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru

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As part of 64th Wildlife Week Celebration, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, Sri Sanjay Gubi, Conservation Biologist delivered a talk on Conservation Leopard ecology, and Leopard-Human Conflict. More Details >>

World Wildlife Week Celebration

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All India Radio (AIR) invited Sri B.P. Ravi, IFS., APCCF & Member Secretary, Zoo Authority of Karnataka, Mysuru, and Executive Director, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, to enlighten public on the role of Zoos in Conservation of Wildlife. The same will be aired on 06-10-2018 at 8-30 am. More Details >>

Mysuru Zoo blessed with a male Giraffe Calf

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Mysuru Zoo welcomes Male Giraffe Calf born to Giraffe (Laxmi) on 21-09-2018 More Details >>

Inauguration of Bird Aviary at Gadag Zoo

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On the lines of Mysuru Zoo, Gadag Zoo has developed Bird Aviary which was inaugurated on 21-09-2018, various officers and staff from different Zoos were also present More Details >>

Unit Officers Meeting

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First Time ever since 2002, Unit Officers Meeting was held at Gadag Zoo, under the Chairmanship of Member Secretary, ZAK, to discuss various issues like Banning of Plastics, Development of North Karnataka's Mini Zoos, Animal Health, Master (Layout) Plans of Mini Zoos,etc., More Details >>

Zoo Directors Meeting held on 21/09/2018

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Preferential development for Zoos in N.Karnataka - Detailed discussions were held under the chairmanship of Member Secretary of Zoo Authority of Karnataka. All the executive directors of the zoos attended the meeting. More Details >>

World Giraffe Day Celebration at Mysuru Zoo

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The first ever giraffes in Mysore zoo were Honey and Henry, who were received from German zoo by animal exchange programme on 3rd July 1988 and ever since the Mysore zoo has always had giraffe for exhibition.Know more More Details >>

International Tiger Day

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Inauguration of Youth Club 2018 and Celebration of World Tigers Day. Know more More Details >>

Wildlife Awareness & Education Programs

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BBP is conducting "Wildlife Awareness & Education Programs" for school students. Interested schools can enroll their participation by sending email to bannerghattazoo@gmail.com More Details >>

ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of Registration

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The Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) management is pleased to inform that BBP have been awarded a Certificate of Registration to ISO 9001:2008 BBP becomes ISO 9001:2008 certified organization w.e.f. 12-06-2015 due to collective efforts of BBP Management More Details >>