CollectionKept totally 19, 11 present (3,6,2), 3 births, 6 relocated, 2 deaths
LocationVandalur, 600048, Chennai, India
Type: zoo, founded 1979, first elephant arrived 1979
Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arignar_Anna_Zoological_Park

Founded in 1855, the old Madras Zoo, was situated in People´s Park near Park Town. By 1975, the zoo had expanded and had to be moved out of the city. In 1979, the Tamil Nadu Forest Department set aside 1300 acres (5.2 km˛) on the outskirts of the city to build the current zoo, which is one of the largest in South Asia.

The Arignar Anna Zoological Park, also known as the Vandalur Zoo, is located in Vandalur, 30 kilometers from the city of Chennai, India and 15 kilometers from Chennai Airport on GST Road.


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has 11 living Asian elephants (3,6).

Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin - birth Age Parents Arrival date
From
Vikram -
EM -
FCunknown 1999
15 x from
unknown location
Sagar -
EM -
FCunknown 2008
Unknown
6 x
Unknown
unknown -
EM - F
FCwild
India
? x 2008-00-00 from
Top Slip (Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp)
unknown -
EM - F
FCwild 2010-12-21
Odanthurai Reserve
4 x 2010-12-21 from
Odanthurai Reserve
Ashwini -
EM - F
FCwild 1984
30 x 2008-00-00 from
Top Slip (Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp)
unknown -
EM - F
FCwild 2011-09-00
Erode forest
3 x 2011-12-02 from
Erode forest
Alamelu -
EM - F
FCwild
Unknown
? x from
Top Slip (Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp)
Sharon -
EM - F
FCwild 2009
Unknown India
5 x 2009-04-00
Unknown
Narasimhan -
EM - M
FCwild 2009
Unknown India
5 x 2010-01-00 from
Coimbatore forest division
Giri -
EM - M
FCwild 2010-03-00
Unknown
4 x 2010-03-00
Unknown
Urigam -
EM - M
FCwild 2009
Unknown India
5 x 2010-01-10 from
Hosur forest division
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