Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens) in India

Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
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.
Typezoo
Size157-acre (64 ha)
Founded1892
Number of animals14
AddressSri Chamarajendra Zoological gardens
Zip-code570 010
PlaceMysore
RegionKarnataka
CountryIndia
Websitehttp://www.mysorezoo.info/

Directors1907: Mr. Huge
?-1988: Krishne Gowda
2018-now: Ajit Kulkarni
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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological gardens is the Zoo in Mysore, the capitol of the state Karnataka in India.

In 2004 two elephants died under strange circumstances out of poison.

Mysore is also famous for its beautiful procession, the Dassahra, which normally occurs in October. Elephant bulls, camels and horses are used for the processions, and a bull always carries the golden howdah where the maharadja of Mysore used to sit in the old days.

According to Dr B K Gupta, evaluation and monitoring officer of CZA, India had 140 elephants in 26 zoos and 16 circuses as on March 31 2009. "Of these, Mysore and Trivandrum had the largest number at 9 and 8 respectively.

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Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=153). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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