Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo in India

Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Size25,000 acre (101 km²)
AddressBannerghatta National Park

DirectorsSantosh Kumar

VeterinariansDr Umashankar
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2009: The BBP has 10 elephants, 9 females (age range from 1 to 48 years) and one adult male of 47 years. The elephants are kept for display at the zoo, however allowed to range free in the nearest forest during night hours.

2017-07-27: 27-year-old Abhilash was killed by elephant Sundar after he entered the park illegally, after consuming alcohol, and tried to click a selfie with the Sundar.

2020-08-28: 25 elephants in the BBP.

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Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2020-10-03Many kannada movie stars adopting animals - Elephant News
2017-07-27Selfie attempt kills man in bengaluru’s bannerghatta park, elephant tramples him to death. - Elephant News
2020-08-28Bengaluru zoo names elephant calf after infosys’ sudha murthy - Elephant News
Rescued jumbos a burden for bannerghatta zoo - Elephant News
Elephant park at bbp soon - Elephant News
Rescued baby elephant brought to bannerghatta biological park (bbp) - Elephant News
7 year old elephant gives birth to still born - Elephant News
2011-02-23Tiger cub, elephant calf born at national park - Elephant News
2009-08-04Attaboy! bbp cheers new elephant calf - Elephant News
Elephant day, knowing more about elephants - Elephant News
Now, jumbo love spreads to bangalore - Elephant News
Born free foundation expresses deep concern over proposed jumbo gift - Elephant News
2017-10-14Bannerghatta biological park loses elephant ashwathama - Elephant News

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