Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo in India


Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Typezoo
Size25,000 acre (101 km²)
AddressBannerghatta National Park
PlaceBangalore
RegionKarnataka
CountryIndia
Websitehttp://www.bannerghattabiopark.in/
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DirectorsSantosh Kumar

VeterinariansDr Umashankar
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Description

Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, located at Bannerghatta National Park, in Bangalore, in India.

At Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo lives 19 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Maya
  2. ,
  3. Baby born 1953
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  5. Barkha born 1958
  6. ,
  7. Gayathri born 1961
  8. ,
  9. Lilly born 1967
  10. ,
  11. Vanaraja (Vanaraj) born 1968
  12. ,
  13. Munniya born 1973
  14. ,
  15. Vanitha (Vanita) born 1984-00-00
  16. ,
  17. Suvarna born 1990
  18. ,
  19. Veda born 1999-02-02
  20. ,
  21. Sundar born 1999?
  22. ,
  23. Nisarga born 2003-11-22
  24. ,
  25. Vanashree born 2007-01-29
  26. ,
  27. Rupa (Krupa?) born 2008
  28. ,
  29. Gajendra born 2009-08-03
  30. ,
  31. Unnamed born 2011-02-22
  32. ,
  33. Veda born 2015-06-20
  34. ,
  35. unknown born 2017-09-22
  36. ,
  37. Sudha born 2020-08-17
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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.


References for records about Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1250. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo on elephant-news.com

Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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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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This document was updated: 2020-10-30 07:03:11


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