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Shots from Mysore Zoo

Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens(aka Mysore zoo).
  • Oldest and most popular zoo in India(by Maharaja Sri Chamaraja Wodeyar in 1892)
  • Stretches more than 100 acres
  • Have more than 1400 specimen comprising 160 and above species, representing more than 25 countries

Some attractions...
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