Thrissur Zoo in India

Thrissur Zoo

Size13.5 acres (5.5 ha)
Opened for public1885
Address Chembukkavu
Place Thrissur
Country India


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Thrissur Zoo, located at Chembukkavu, in Thrissur, Kerala, India , opened for public in 1885.

Taxidermy specimens

Thrissur Zoo has in its collection 1 elephantine museum specimens with records in this database:

(Measurements of teeth and body parts follow the system described by Maglio (1973; P = plate number, L = length, W = width, H = height, LF = lamellar frequency)

    Chengallor Ranganathan Accession nr: . Received: Chengallor Ranganathan
    Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
    * Born at India unspecified location † Dead 1917 at Chengalloor Sree Mahadeva Temple
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)

Comments / picturesThrissur Zoo or State Museum & Zoo, Thrissur (formerly the Trichur Zoo) is a 13.5-acre (5.5 ha) zoo that opened in 1885 in a small area called Chembukkavu, in the heart of Thrissur City, Kerala, India.

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Koehl, Dan (2023). Thrissur Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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