Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo in India

Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Typezoo
Size25,000 acre (101 km²)
Number of species94
Number of animals1400
AddressBannerghatta National Park
PlaceBangalore
StateKarnataka
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, India.

Living elephants

At Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo lives 22 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Baby born 1953
  2. ,
  3. Barkha born 1958
  4. ,
  5. Gajendra born 2009-08-03
  6. ,
  7. Gayathri born 1961
  8. ,
  9. Lilly born 1967
  10. ,
  11. Maya
  12. ,
  13. Munniya born 1973
  14. ,
  15. Rupa born 2008
  16. ,
  17. Samapath born 2014-02-00
  18. ,
  19. Sudha born 2020-08-17
  20. ,
  21. Sundar born 1999?
  22. ,
  23. Suvarna born 1990
  24. ,
  25. Tulsi born 2021-01-30
  26. ,
  27. unknown born 2020-08-01
  28. ,
  29. Unknown born 2015-06-20
  30. ,
  31. unknown born 2017-09-22
  32. ,
  33. unknown born 2016
  34. ,
  35. Unnamed born 2011-02-22
  36. ,
  37. Vanaraja (Vanaraj) born 1968
  38. ,
  39. Vanashree born 2007-01-29
  40. ,
  41. Vanitha (Vanita) born 1984-00-00
  42. ,
  43. Veda born 1999-02-02
  44. ,


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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.

2015-07-01: A female calf was born in BBP 10 days ago to elephant Suvarna. With this, the number of female elephants at BBP has increased to 12.

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.

2020-02-10: A newborn elephant calf at Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBBP) has been named after Padma Shri recipient Tulsi Gowda, who has planted over one lakh trees.The female calf Tulsi, a new member to the BBP family, was born on January 30 to the 13-year-old elephant Vanashree. Both mother and calf are doing well.

2020-08-02: Twelve-year-old female elephant Rupa has given birth to the baby of a male elephant at Bannerghatta Biological Park in Karnataka on Saturday. The Executive Director of BBPP said that both mother and calf are healthy and are doing good work. The executive director said, "This was the second child given by Rupa, it gave birth to a female child at the age of 8 in 2016." With this calf, the current elephant population is 24 in BBP Park.

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


References for records about Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). 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
2020-02-10Bengaluru: elephant calf named after padma shri recipient tulsi gowda - Elephant News


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This document was updated: 2021-02-23 10:22:58


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