Saturday, January 25, 2014

Mysore Zoo - Asian Elephnats

Mysore Zoo is the most popular zoo at Mysore in India. There are various wild animals and birds at the zoo. One among them is Asian elephants.


They grow to a height of 3.1 m and weigh around 2500 to 5000 kg. They have a lifespan of 70 years. They use their ivory tusks for digging, uprooting trees and displaying. They are herbivore that eats all types of vegetation such as grasses, leaves, fruits and bark.


The dominant elephant in the herd is a female. She is often the oldest, largest or most experienced elephant in the herd of related females and their young. 

21 comments:

Ileana said...

I love elephants ! They have a good memory. It is that right?
Have a good day!

TexWisGirl said...

i hope they are allowed to live a mostly natural life.

Lowell said...

Lovely photos of these magnificent animals. It pains to know that they are being killed off for their tusks.

And like most of us animals, the female dominates! Even when they pretend to let us think we're the king! :)

Gunilla Bäck said...

Amazing critters, so big and strong.

Christian Weiß said...

Beautiful photos.

eileeninmd said...

I would love the see the elephants in the wild. Great shots!

Carol L McKenna said...

Oh love elephants ~ great shots ~ love the 1st one ~

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Karen said...

I love elephants. Terrific shots!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I hope they have a lot of room to walk around in the zoo.

George said...

These are wonderful pictures of the elephants.

DeniseinVA said...

Great post and wonderful photos of the elephants. Enjoyed reading about them. Thank you :)

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they look lovely :)

Pallavi said...

I remember visiting as a kid. Such fond memories :)

Jeevan said...

Cute young ones!

bailey-road.com said...

Such amazing animals! Nice pictures of the group, Rajesh.

edenhills said...

Interesting information. Lovely creatures.

harshita said...

nice post

Balaka Basu said...

Jai Gajraj....lovely post

Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said...

Elephants..such lively shots...

Ravish Mani said...

Lovely photographs.....

Yogi Saraswat said...

Cute