Have’nt planned the weekend yet! Then we have a perfect trip for you! It’s at Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysore Zoo. Let’s have a glimpse of it.
Zoo, botanical gardens, parks are some of the public institutions, which is liked by all and promptly visited. In mega cities, due to the overdose of buildings and there are very places where we can freely enjoy the marvels of nature.
Our topic is on the zoo at Mysuru which is also called Mysore Zoo.
Fascinating thing about Mysore Zoo:
You must know that Mysore zoo is constantly ranked as one of the Asia’s best zoo. It is all due to to its management protocols, beautified gardens, proper care of animals and others.
It has nearly about 150 kinds of species, with some of rare varieties too from all around the world.
Today we will be having a trip to the Mysore zoo and will know why it is ranked as one of the best zoo’s and why you should surely visit there.
A Brief description about Mysore zoo:
The zoo is nearly 130 years old and was established in 1892 by 23rd Maharaja of Mysore. The zoo is also famous for its beautifully maintained gardens, which are about a century ago. During weekends and other occasion, zoo looks very crowdy and people from everywhere comes here.
This zoo has ‘Green Anaconda’, which is quite rare anywhere. In addition animals like Ostrich, Sambar, Indian Rhino, Asiatic elephants, jackals, species of crocodiles, rare birds, pelicans etc can also be found here.
Adoption programme of the Mysore zoo:
The zoo also organises an adoption programme in which you can adopt the upkeep of any of the animals. This will give you special visiting privileges and you will feel happy to see healthy and happy animals.
Where it is located?
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Indiranagar, Mysore, Karnataka – 570010. If you are staying near to Mysore, then you can come by own vehicle or public trasports.
Entry fees and other fees:
Adults : 50 Rs.
For Children above 4 years : 20 Rs.
Camera fee- 150 rs
Opening and closing time of the zoo:
Mysuru zoo opens at 8 a.m in the morning and closes after 5:30 in the evening. It is closed on Tuesdays. The best time to visit the zoo is at morning or evening. At this time, animals are their active stage and you can lovingly come across the beauties of nature.
If possible, do not prefer afternoon visit, this time most of the animals are resting and you will not be able to visualise animals nicely.
This was about Mysore zoo. The zoo is very careful about animal’s health and do all to keep them healthy. Vaccinating, disinfecting their enclosures, periodic treatment, large enclosures all are something which makes the zoo very well for all, visitors and the animals too.
So now plan a weekend to Mysore and do visit the zoo. The day at the zoo will be very memorable and you can come across the wonders of nature.
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