News & Events


ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of Registration

The Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) management is pleased to inform that BBP have been awarded a Certificate of Registration to ISO 9001:2008 BBP becomes ISO 9001:2008 certified organization w.e.f. 12-06-2015 due to collective efforts of BBP Management

Wildlife Awareness & Education Programs

BBP is conducting "Wildlife Awareness & Education Programs" for school students. Interested schools can enroll their participation by sending email to bannerghattazoo@gmail.com

International Tiger Day

Inauguration of Youth Club 2018 and Celebration of World Tigers Day. Know more

World Giraffe Day Celebration at Mysuru Zoo

The first ever giraffes in Mysore zoo were Honey and Henry, who were received from German zoo by animal exchange programme on 3rd July 1988 and ever since the Mysore zoo has always had giraffe for exhibition.Know more

Zoo Directors Meeting held on 21/09/2018

Preferential development for Zoos in N.Karnataka - Detailed discussions were held under the chairmanship of Member Secretary of Zoo Authority of Karnataka. All the executive directors of the zoos attended the meeting.

Unit Officers Meeting

First Time ever since 2002, Unit Officers Meeting was held at Gadag Zoo, under the Chairmanship of Member Secretary, ZAK, to discuss various issues like Banning of Plastics, Development of North Karnataka's Mini Zoos, Animal Health, Master (Layout) Plans of Mini Zoos,etc.,

Inauguration of Bird Aviary at Gadag Zoo

On the lines of Mysuru Zoo, Gadag Zoo has developed Bird Aviary which was inaugurated on 21-09-2018, various officers and staff from different Zoos were also present

Mysuru Zoo blessed with a male Giraffe Calf

Mysuru Zoo welcomes Male Giraffe Calf born to Giraffe (Laxmi) on 21-09-2018

World Wildlife Week Celebration

All India Radio (AIR) invited Sri B.P. Ravi, IFS., APCCF & Member Secretary, Zoo Authority of Karnataka, Mysuru, and Executive Director, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, to enlighten public on the role of Zoos in Conservation of Wildlife. The same will be aired on 06-10-2018 at 8-30 am.

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru

As part of 64th Wildlife Week Celebration, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, Sri Sanjay Gubi, Conservation Biologist delivered a talk on Conservation Leopard ecology, and Leopard-Human Conflict.

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru

As part of 64th Wildlife Week Celebration, at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, Sri Abhiram Shankar, IAS., DC, Mysuru Dist., inaugurated Wildlife Photography Gallery.

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Gadag Zoo

As part of 64th Wildlife Week Celebration, a Tabuleau moved around Gadag City to create awareness among public regarding Conservation of Wildlife.

64th Wildlife Week Celebration at Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru

As part of wildlife week in BBP, an awareness programme was conducted on the 'Role of Zoos in Conservation'

Wildlife Photography Exhibition at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru

On account of Wildlife Week celebrations from Oct.1 to 7, Mysore Zoo has organized a Wildlife Photography Exhibition at the Zoo Library Hall. Overall 60 photographers participated in the competition with a total of 153 photographs for both Zoo (66) and Wildlife (87) categories. The award-winning and selected photos are displayed in the exhibition which will be open for visitors between 9.30 am and 5 pm till 7th October.

Wildlife Week observed in Kalburgi Zoo

All Zoos under ZAK are actively involved in creating awareness about the need to conserve Wildlife

Wildlife Week Celebration at Shivamogga Zoo

Shimoga Zoo had organised Rangoli Competition for School Students

Wildlife Week Celebration at Gadag Zoo

On account of Wildlife Week celebration Gadag Zoo organised Taluk level competition of Wildlife Painting in their respective Taluk and final district level competition will be conducted on 6th of October at Gadag Zoo

ಆಡುಮಲ್ಲೇಶ್ವರದಲ್ಲಿ ಹೊಸ ಪಕ್ಷಿಗಳ ಕಲರವ

ಸಣ್ಣ ಮೃಗಾಲಯವಾಗಿ ಉನ್ನತಿ ಹೊಂದಲಿರುವ ಇದನ್ನು ಪ್ರವಾಸಿಗರ ನೆಚ್ಚಿನ ತಾಣವನ್ನಾಗಿ ಮಾಡಬೇಕೆಂಬ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳ ಪೈಕಿ ಮೃಗಾಲಯಕ್ಕೆ ಹೊಸ ಪ್ರಾಣಿ ಪಕ್ಷಿಗಳನ್ನು ತರಳುವಂಥ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ

ಮೃಗಾಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಜೀಬ್ರಾ ಮನೆ ಉದ್ಘಾಟನೆ

ಇಸ್ರೇಲ್‍ನ ಅವಿವ ಸಫಾರಿ ಪಾರ್ಕಿನಿಂದ ಮೈಸೂರಿನ ಶ್ರೀ ಚಾಮರಾಜೇಂದ್ರ ಮೃಗಾಲಯಕ್ಕೆ ತಂದಿರುವ ಜೀಬ್ರಾ ಮನೆಯನ್ನು ಮಾನ್ಯ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಚಿವರು ಶ್ರೀ ಆರ್. ಶಂಕರ್, ಅವರು ಶುಕ್ರವಾರ ಉದ್ಘಾಟಿಸಿದರು. ಪ್ರಧಾನ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣಾಧಿಕಾರಿ (ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ), ಶ್ರೀ ಸಿ. ಜಯರಾಂ, ಭಾ.ಅ.ಸೇ., ಅಪರ ಪ್ರಧಾನ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣಾಧಿಕಾರಿ ಶ್ರೀ ಬಿ.ಪಿ. ರವಿ, ಭಾ.ಅ.ಸೇ., ಹಾಗೂ ಮೈಸೂರು ಮೃಗಾಲಯದ ಕಾರ್ಯನಿರ್ವಾಹಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರು, ಶ್ರೀ ಅಜಿತ್ ಕುಲಕರ್ಣಿ, ಭಾ.ಅ.ಸೇ., ಮುಂತಾದವರು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ್ದರು.

ಅರಣ್ಯ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ, ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ 64ನೇ ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಪ ಸಮಾರಂಭ-2018

ಅರಣ್ಯ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ, ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ 64ನೇ ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಪ ಸಮಾರಂಭ-2018 ರಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀ ಬಿ.ಪಿ.ರವಿ, ಭಾ.ಅ.ಸೇ., ಅಪರ ಪ್ರಧಾನ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣಾಧಿಕಾರಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಸದಸ್ಯ ಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿಗಳು, ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಮೃಗಾಲಯ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ, ಮೈಸೂರು, ಇವರು ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿ, ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿಗಳ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣೆ, ಮೃಗಾಲಯಗಳ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಅರಿವು ಮೂಡಿಸಿದರು.

ಅರಣ್ಯ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಬೆಳಗಾವಿ, ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ 64ನೇ ವನ್ಯಜೀವಿ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಪ ಸಮಾರಂಭ-2018

ಭೂತರಾಮನಹಟ್ಟಿಯ ಕಿತ್ತೂರು ರಾಣಿ ಚೆನ್ನಮ್ಮ ಮೃಗಾಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಸೋಮವಾರ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ ಅರಣ್ಯ ಸಪ್ತಾಹ ಸಮಾರೋಫ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಸಾಧನೆ ಮಾಡಿದ ಇಲಾಖೆ ಸಿಬ್ಬಂದಿಯನ್ನು ಸನ್ಮಾನಿಸಿದ ಗಣ್ಯರು

New Walkway Links- Zoo with Karanji Lake

The connecting path has been designed in such a way that tourists can walk amidst sylvan surroundings from the Zoo to the Karanji Lake that is known for its rich biodiversity and a destination to see resident and migratory birds. The path has been constructed by the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) following suggestions from many tourists that the Zoo and the Karanji Lake must be linked.

World Bird Day at Shivamogga Zoo

Birds photographs are being exhibited at Tiger Lion Safari, Thyavarekoppa, Shivamogga

Mahouts of Zoos undergo capacity-building training workshop

A five-day National Level training workshop on Capacity-building of Mahouts organised by Mysuru Zoo in association with Central Zoo Authority (CZA) New Delhi, for Mahouts and Kavadis of 10 Zoos across the Country began at Mysuru Zoo.

Mysuru Zoo Youth Club Students- trip to Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Around 40 number of Youth Club Members were taken to Bandipur Tiger Reserve to study about in-situ conservation

Member Secretary, ZAK, Mysuru held meeting with various Education Officers of the Zoos under ZAK

Member Secretary, ZAK, Mysuru, held meeting the Education Officers / Biologist of various Zoos under ZAK, regarding importance of Conservation, imparting education to general public, students etc., and creating awareness about importance of Flora and Fauna and also spoke about conducting regular educational activities involving Students, Volunteers, Teachers, NGOs, and Resourced Persons

Celebration of World Soil Day at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, on 5-12-2018

Celebration of World Soild Day 2018: Sri. B.P. Ravi IFS., APCCF & MS, ZAK, Mysuru, Sri. Venkatesan IFS., Sri. Hanumanthappa IFS., DCF, Mysuru Division, Mysuru, Sri. Siddaramappa IFS., DCF, Mysuru Circle, Mysuru, Dr. Rajanna, Soil Scientist, Sri. Annayya IFS. (Retd.,), Sri. Sumanth Bindumadhav and Sri. Ajit Kulkarni IFS., DCF & ED, Mysuru Zoo are present in this occasion.

Educational activities at Tiger Lion Safari (Shivamogga Zoo)

Around 32 number of students participated in Shivamogga Winter Zoo Camp on account of this participants planted saplings and provided guided tour also.

Zoos can play active role in reducing man-animal conflict

National Workshop for Zoo Veterinarians held in Mysuru Zoo

First Ever Workshop for Veterinarians at Mysuru Zoo

The Member Secretary of Central Zoo Authority Shri Anup Kumar Nayak, inaugurated a three day workshop of Indian Zoo Veterinarians at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru on Monday. Shri H.D. Narayanaswamy, Vice-Chancellor of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University of Bidar, Shri B.P. Ravi, Member Secretary, Zoo Authority of Karnataka, Shri Neil Bemmet, Zoological Consultant and Conservation Advocate, Shri Jagathram, APCCF (Project Tiger) and Shri Ajith Kulkarni, Executive Director of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, are seen.

Workshop of Indian Zoo Veterinarians on the theme “Recent Trends in Captive Wild Animals Management

Mysuru Zoo has taken immense pleasure to organize a 3 day workshop on “Recent Trends In Captive Wild Animals Management” from 7/1/2019 to 9/1/2019. The venue of the workshop is Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru, Karnataka. The participant of the workshop is only Veterinarians working at various zoos of India, wildlife division of Karnataka and wildlife post graduate students. In this workshop, we have invited two international speakers and seventeen speakers from other resources. The workshop covers 19 topics which would help in better wildlife management and the session is mainly focused on main aspects related to captive wild animal management.