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Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park) in India
Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park)
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Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park), in Zirakpur, Punjab,
At the Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park) lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (
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2010: The zoo had 6 (2 males and 4 females) elephants, the age class ranged from 3 to 62 years, and with a mean age of 38 (SE= 10). The female ages ranged from 28 to 60, mean age being 41 (SE=9.2).
The oldest elephants were:
1. Rajkali, female, 60 years old, seized in 1999 from a wandering “mahant”.
2. Rajmangal, male, 62 years old, seized in 1998 from a “sadhu”.
Both have lived 11 and 12 years, respectively in the zoo.
The other four elephants were:
3. Parvati, female, 45 years, wild caught in Assam in 1977. Living in zoo- 33 years.
4. Hema, female, 29 years, wild caught in Assam in 1995. Living in zoo - 15 years.
5. Maya, female, 28 years, wild caught in Assam in 1995. Living in zoo -15 years.
6. Rajveer, male, 3 years old and born in the zoo in 2007.
Of the six individuals, three were wild caught, two were rescued and one elephant was captive born
References for records about Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park)
Koehl, Dan (2021). Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at
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