Mysore Zoo, located at Zoo Main Road, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, in Mysore, India, was founded in 1892, opened for public in 1902.
At Mysore Zoo lives 14 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological gardens is the Zoo in Mysore, the capitol of the state Karnataka in India. Mysore is also famous for its beautiful procession, the Dassahra, which normally occurs in October. Elephant bulls, camels and horses are used for the processions, and a bull always carries the golden howdah where the maharadja of Mysore used to sit in the old days.
1892: the 23rd ruler of the Yadu dynasty, Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar, anointed Maharaja of Mysuru in 1881 at the tender age of 18, who established the zoo in 1892. The zoo was designed by a German horticulturist and landscaper, Mr G.H. Krumbeigal, architect of the Brindavan Garden near Mysuru and the Cubbon Park in Bengaluru.
1902: The gates were open to the public since 1902.
190: The zoo was enamed after its founder in 1909.
1984: The animal adoption program was introduced in 1984.
2004: In 2004 two elephants died under strange circumstances out of poison.
2009: According to Dr B K Gupta, evaluation and monitoring officer of CZA, India had 140 elephants in 26 zoos and 16 circuses as on March 31 2009. "Of these, Mysore and Trivandrum had the largest number at 9 and 8 respectively.
2019-10-20 This Dasara, the Mysuru zoo attracted more visitors, improving its revenue. In a span of 10 days, 1.65 lakh people visited the zoo and the gate revenue realised was 1.59 crore. A record number of tourists visited the zoo on the day of Ayudha Puja and Vijayadashami, which were public holidays. A total of 30,273 people came on Ayudha Puja and 28,386 on Vijayadashami, realising a revenue of 29.27 lakh and 28.28 lakh respectively. This is the biggest earnings for the zoo in a single day.
2020: Mysore Zoo also setup a quarantine station at Koorgalli Rescue And Rehabilitation center