Elephant locations in Bangladesh

22 locations has kept elephants in Bangladesh

There is presently 46 (17,27) living elephants in locations in Bangladesh in this database

Bangladesh
Region: Bangladesh is in this database included in asia
Wild elephants: Bangladesh has about 325 (min. 268, max. 361) wild elephants. Source:Islam et al. (2011)
Location holdings: 22 locations has kept 49 elephants in Bangladesh

(Database tables with collection of elephants further down on the page)
Elephants in locations46 (17,27) living 3 (1,2) dead

1996: Population 1996 estimated to 200-250 (Santiapillai, IUCN 1996)

The human population explosion sparked intense competition for land and conflicts with elephants, which now live only in isolated areas. A lack of active conservation projects makes Bangladeshs elephants highly threatened.

2004: The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Bangladesh conducted a survey on elephants in Bangladesh in 2004 that found 239 mammals, while another 83 in captive.

2010: The IUCN enlisted the biggest mammals in the forest as critically endangered in 2010. Some 83 to 100 migratory elephants occasionally cross the border. Besides, there are 38 male and 56 female captive elephants used in logging and circus.

2016: Current study found 268 resident wild elephants, 93 migratory elephants and 96 captive
elephants in Bangladesh.

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan, Facts about elephants in Bangladesh. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2022) available online retrieved 2022-09-29 at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=Bangladesh.
(archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources, among others


Internal relevant links


NameElephant collectionPlace
The Lion Circus (Niranjan Sarker)
(circus) Kept totally 4 elephants
, 3 present (1,2) 2 births0 relocated1 deathsDhaka
Alhaj Moinuddin
(private) Kept totally 6 elephants
, 6 present (3,3) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsMaulvi Bazar
Alhaj Yakub Ali
(private) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deaths
Bangladesh Forest Industries Development Corporation (BFIDC)
(camp) Kept totally 14 elephants
, 12 present (4,8) 0 births2 relocated0 deathsDhaka
Bangladesh unspecified location
(private) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 3 births3 relocated0 deaths
Betbunia Police Special Training School
(private) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (1,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsBetbunia
Dacca Kheddas
(dealer) Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsDhaka
(map)Dhaka District Dhaka Division
Daxmin Bangla Circus
(circus) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsSatkhira
Dhaka Mirpur Zoo
(zoo) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 2 present (0,2) 0 births0 relocated1 deathsDhaka
(map)
Dulal Chandra Roy
(private) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsLohagara Upazila
(map)Narail District Khulna Division South-western Bangladesh
Dulhazra Safari Park
(zoo) Kept totally 4 elephants
, 4 present (1,3) 1 births0 relocated0 deathsChakaria Upazila
(map)Coxs Bazar District
Khorshed Ali
(private) Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsMaulvi Bazar
Laxmi Narayan Circus (Kamal Ratan Sarker)
(circus) Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsDhaka
Mahiuddin Chowdhury
(private) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births2 relocated0 deathsMaulvi Bazar
Mashuk Ahmed
(private) Kept totally 5 elephants
, 5 present (2,3) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsMaulvi Bazar
Rawshan Circus
(circus) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 3 present (1,2) 1 births0 relocated0 deathsNilfamari
Red Star Circus (New Star Circus)
(circus) Kept totally 4 elephants
, 2 present (1,1) 0 births1 relocated1 deathsBrahmanbaria Chittagong Division, Brahmanbaria District
Royal Bengal Circus (Laxman Das Circus)
(circus) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 2 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsBarisal
Shamsuzzaman Ranu (Ranu Mahalder)
(private) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (1,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsMaulvi Bazar
Sonar Bangla Circus (Basanta Babu)
(circus) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (1,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsDhaka
Teknaf Game Reserve
(wild) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births2 relocated0 deathsCoxs Bazar
The Bulbul Circus
(circus) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 2 present (1,1) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsBogra



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