Biligiriranga an Asian elephant at Mysore Palace Temple

 ☨ ♂ Biligiriranga  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
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Body height: 3.66 meter, 12.0 feet
Born:* 1911 wild
Birth place: in Kakanakote forest
Capture: 1936 Kakanakote forest
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Mysore Palace Temple, in India

Date of Arrival

Kakanakote forest from Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur
Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur
from Biligirirangana Betta
Biligirirangana Betta 1936-00-00
from Kakanakote forest

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† Biligiriranga is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Mysore Palace Temple, in India, from unknown reasons in , (see detailed list).


Biligiriranga was born wild 1911 in Kakanakote forest, captured 1936 , captured at Kakanakote forest.

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Biligiriranga, who carried the Golden Howdah then, was the favourite elephant of Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar. Biligiriranga was 12 ft. tall and was captured in Kakanakote Forest.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Biligiriranga, an Asian at Mysore Palace Temple in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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