12-year-old elephant gives birth to a male calf in Bannerghatta Biological Park


Team Udayavani, Aug 2, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

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Bengaluru: Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) on Saturday, August 1 welcomed a new member after a 12-year-old elephant, Roopa, at gave birth to a male calf.

Executive Director, BBP, said, “Both the mother and calf are healthy and are doing well.”

“It was the second calf delivered by Roopa, she gave birth to a female calf, Gowri in 2016 at the age of 8,” the Executive Director added.

With the addition of this calf, the present elephant population is 24 at the BBP.

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