Animal adoption at Mysore Zoo made easier

Animal adoption at Mysore Zoo made easier

You can pick animal of your choice at the click of a mouse

If you have plans to adopt an animal in the zoo and finding no time to make it to the menagerie, then here is an opportunity. You can adopt the animal at the click of a mouse from your house itself.

You can visit the dedicated window at the zoo website; and take a look at the animal adoption fee listed according to the animals. If you zero in on, you can transfer the stipulated amount through e-banking to the account of member secretary, Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK)- IFSC: SYN 0001720, account no- 17202140000028. No sooner the amount is received, the adoption certificate will be sent, besides pass and other facilities you are entitled to. All the donations under the name of adoption has tax exemption under section 80.

That apart, the educational institutions willing to bring their students to zoo can also replicate the e-route but with slight changes. The institutes can send the names of the students and related information to avail discount by mailing the same to e-mail id- The stipulated amount has to be transferred through electronic clearance. The zoo authorities will confirm the facility offered through e-mail again, to prevent unnecessary hassles. However, the service users have to pay bank charges of Rs six per Rs one lakh in this method.

For details contact the office of executive director, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or call 0821- 2520302, 2440752.