Established with 10.9 acres area
An additional 6.22 acres was included. For the first time large - ape enclosure were built in the country at Mysuru Zoo
Zoo was named after the founder Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur. Mr. G.H. Krumbeigal, a German Landscaper and a horticulturist was engaged who created the beautiful and attractive landscape of Mysuru Zoo
Administration of Mysuru Zoo has been transferred to Horticulture Department. Another 50 acres of Kensington Gardens along with the Thandisadak was acquired and thus total area has increased to 78 acres.
Indian Board for Wildlife had recommended to designate Mysuru Zoo as a National Breeding Centre of wild animals and had come forward to give 100% financial assistance.
Administration of Mysuru Zoo has been transferred to Forest Department.
Zoo Authorities evinced interest and acquired Karanki Lake
Administration of Mysuru Zoo has been transferred to Zoo Authority of Karnataka
Launched animal adoption scheme. Koorghalli Rescue has been started.
Today Mysuru Zoo has 128 years of history and completely modernised without shifting the zoo from the original place. Housing more than 1450 specimens belonging to 168 species, represents more than 30 countries.