Here's good news for young wildlife enthusiasts in Mysore city. Mysore zoo will organize a summer camp at its premises for students starting April 2. The camp will be conducted in three batches, each of one week duration.

While the first batch for middle school students (class VI and class VII) will commence from April 2, the second batch for high school students (class VIII to class X) will start from April 20 and third batch for college students from May 2. About 30 students will be admitted into each batch and the camp will be held between 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

At the camp, the students will be exposed to various facts of the zoo and will be introduced to activities such as bathing and feeding elephants, studying animals and animal behaviour, gardening, visit to Karanji Lake Nature Park, regional museum of natural history, bird watching, identifying trees and plants, animal observation and interaction with keepers.

Applications for membership will be issued for fifteen days from March 5. For details call - 2520302/2440752.

Courtesy : Times of India