The elephant Encyclopedia and Database


Mysore Zoo
Mysore Zoo is among the few in India exhibiting african elephants, and the only one to breed them.
Mysore Zoo is among the few in India exhibiting african elephants, and the only one to breed them.

Local name Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens
Typezoo

Owner -1948: Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar
1948-1979: Karnataka horticulture
1979-now: Zoo Authority of Karnataka, under Forest department
Size157-acre (64 ha)
Total nrs1450
Founded1892
Opened for public1902
Number of species168
Number of animals1450
Address Zoo Main Road, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu
Zip-code 570 010
Place Mysore
StateKarnataka
Country
Website Website

Directors1907-1948: Mr. Huge, from Australia.
?-1988: Krishne Gowda
?-2018: Mr C Ravishankar
2018-now: Ajit Kulkarni

Key People

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants

Elephant keepers
Google map
Relevant literature

Description

, located at Zoo Main Road, Indira Nagar, Ittige Gudu, Karnataka, , was founded in 1892, opened for public in 1902.

Living elephants

At the lives 14 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Abhi born 2004-11-00
  2. Airavathi born 2003
  3. Drona born 2004
  4. Gajalaxmi born 1980-00-00
  5. Ishwarya born 2001
  6. Jayaprakash
  7. Kollegala born 2002
  8. Lakshmi born 2008
  9. Madesha born 2007-06-12
  10. Padmavathi
  11. Parvathi born 2017-07-21
  12. Raja born 2008
  13. Rama born 1995
  14. Richie born 1995
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