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09:30 AM TO 5:30 PM

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Adult (above 12 yrs.) Rs.40/-
Children (between 3-12 yrs.) Rs.15/-
Children (below 3 yrs.) Free
Camera Rs.25/-
Video Camera Rs.100/-


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World Forest Day Celebration 2014


In eve of “World Forest day 2014” celebration, Pilikula Biological Park is inviting essays from the interested participants. Theme – “Importance of Forest Day Celebration” The competition will be held in two categories 1. College students 2. High school students The essay in English/Kannada, not exceeding 1500 words should be submitted to The Director, Pilikula Biological Park, Moodushedde, Vamanjoor, Mangalore-28, on or before 28th of March 2014. The name, address and phone number of the participants and the name of school should be mentioned in a separate page. A panel of judges will select 15 participants in each category. Further, a quiz competition will be conducted for selected participants. On 30th March 2014 at 10.00am at Pilikula Biological Park. The first and second prize winners in each category will be provided with free entry pass to Pilikula Biological Park for a period of one year in addition to the prize and certificate. All participants will receive participation certificate. Prize distribution will be held on 30-03-2014 after quiz competition. For further information, contact: Office: 0824-2263300 Mobile: 9980187057 Email: pilikulazoo@gmail.com

Inauguration of Walk Through Aviary


Sri R.V Deshpande, Hon’ble Minister for Tourism and Higher Education, Karnataka inaugurating the Walk-Through Birds Aviary on 07.02.2014, Sri B.Ramanatha Rai, Hon'ble Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment and District-in-charge for Dakshina Kannada, Sri J.R.Lobo, Hon'ble,MLA,Mangalore South, Sri.A.B Ibrahim I.A.S.,Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada, Sri.S.Krishnamurthy K.A.S. Executive Director and Sri.H.J.Bhandary,Director were present.

Donation-Wheel Chairs, Stretcher and First Aid Kit


Sri. T. Subbaya Shetty has donated wheelchairs, stretcher and First Aid Kit to Pilikula Biological Park, Mangalore for the benefit of visitors. Sri J.R Lobo, MLA, Sri A.B. Ibrahim, Deputy Commissioner, Sri H J Bhandary, Director, and Sri S Krishna Murthy, Executive Director were present.

Inauguration of Primate Enclosure


Sri B.Ramanatha Rai, Hon'ble Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment and District-in-charge for Dakshina Kannada inaugurating the Primate Enclosure on 06.10.2013, Sri.K.Abhaya Chandra Jain, Hon'ble Minister for Youth Services and Fisheries, Sri J.R.Lobo, Hon'ble,MLA,Mangalore South, Sri.B.A.Mohiuddin Bava,MLA,Mangalore North,Sri.S.Krishnamurthy K.A.S. Executive Director and Sri.H.J.Bhandary,Director were present.

WILDLIFE WEEK - 2013-Essay Competition-Winners


PRIMARY CATEGORY: First Place: Aditi Soori, Sharada Vidyalaya, Mangalore. Second Place: Navyashree, Sri Mahalingeshwars English Medium School, Surathkal. HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY:First Place: Sooraj K , Sharada Vidyalaya, Mangalore. Second Place: Deekshitha K Capitanio High School. COLLEGE CATEGORY: First Place: Srijani S Rai, Vivekanada College, Puttur. Second Place: Hemalatha, V.C.E.T., Puttur

WILDLIFE WEEK - 2013-Fancy Dress Competition-Winne


FIRST CATEGORY: First Place: Thanushree, Sharada Vidyalaya. Second Place: Sreeya G Bhat, Sharada Vidyalaya SECOND CATEGORY: First Place: Shreya Rao, Mount Carmel. Second Place: Dean Luke, St.Aloysisus School. THIRD CATEGORY: First Place: Kunal B Banjan, NITK, Suratkal FOURTH CATEGORY: First Place: Ashitha, SDM, Mangalajyothi FIFTH CATEGORY First Place: Preethu, Govt.P.U College

WILDLIFE WEEK - 2013-Collage Competition-Winners


PRIMARY SCHOOL: First Place: Pooja K.V. Shekar, Sharada Vidyalaya Second Place: H. Shruthi Kamath, Mangalore. HIGH SCHOOL First Place: Shivananda Swamy N, Govt. High Shool Second Place: Pradeep Kamath N, S.V.S. High School, Bantwal

WILDLIFE WEEK - 2013-Photography Competition-Winne


First Place: Santhosh Korangrapady, Udupi Second Place: Shivakumar B, Mysore

WILDLIFE WEEK - 2013-Drawing Competition-Winners


FIRST CATEGORY: I Place: Swastik Y Jain,1st Std, DJ English Medium School, Moodbidri II Place: Kyathi R Banjan, 1st Std, NITK, Surathkal. SECOND CATEGORY : First Place: Mokshit Suresh,2nd Std, DPS, MRPL. Second Place: Vaishnavi K.S.,4th Std, Lourds School, Mangalore THIRD CATEGORY : First Place: Sakshath Jain, 6th Std, DJ English Medium School, Moodbidri. Second Place: Sathwik D Amin, 7th Std, Canara Eng. Med. Dongarakeri FOURTH CATEGORY, First Place:Avinash G Pai, 10th Std, Viveka Eng. Med. Udupi Second Place: Charan M.V., 8th Std, Vishwamangala, Konaje FIFTH CATEGORY: First Place: Praveen K, 2nd B.Com, SDM College, Ujire Second Place: Manimekala, 1st PU, Govt. College, Balmata

International Tiger Day-2013 -Prize Winners(Collag

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Primary Category First: Aditi Soori, Sharadha Vidyalaya Second:Shelton D'Cunha, Morning Star English Medium School High School Category: First:Samruddi B.K., Jnana Ganga Central School. Second: Sapna Kumari, Sharadha Vidyalaya College Category First: Nikhil, M.G.M College Udupi Second: Abdual Ahad Shaikh, P.A, College

International Tiger Day-2013 -Prize Winners(Essay)

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Primary School Category First: Aditi Soori, VI(A), Sharada Vidyalaya Second: Karthik.P.S. VII, Jnana Ganga Central School, Bellare High School Category First: Sooraj.K, Sharada Vidyalaya Second: Channabasava, Shri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Vidyakendra, Alike Collage Category First: Srujani Rai.S., Vivekananda College Second:Sahana M., S.D.M. College, Ujire

World Environmental Day -2013

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Prize Winners of Essay Competition Primary School Category First: Kunal R Banjan 5th std.NITK, Surathkal. High School Category First: Meghashri 10th std.Govt., High School, Udupi. Second: Nishma 10th std., Vidyadaaeni High School,Surathkal. College Category First: Anirudh Prabhu II PUC, Mahesh PU College, Mangalore. Second: Swathi Shetty, IIIB.Sc., St. Agnes Degree College, Mangalore

Adoption of Tiger Cub

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M/s Cardolite Specialty Chemicals India company has adopted 3 month young Royal Bengal Tiger cub in Pilikula Biological Park. Mr. Shailendra Bhatkhande, Executive Director handed over the cheque of Rs.1,00,000/- to Mr. H.J.Bhandary, Director, Pilikula Biological Park. Mr. Divakar Kadri, Ex-Mayor was also present during the occasion.


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Tentative wildlife club schedule will be on following topics . Talk on carnivores, Elephant bathing and feeding, Visitors survey ,Cleaning of the cages, Talk on herbivores, Interaction with snake house keepers, Animal behavior studies, Animal feeding, Bird watching, Wildlife films, Painting training, Clay Modeling, Craft making, Environmental games etc Target Groups: High School students Venue : Museum Hall and Park lawn at Pilikula Biological Park. Date : Every Saturdays in the month of May. Time : 3-5pm Participant limit : 30. Membership Charge: Rs. 500/- per annum. Application Format 1. Name of the student in block letters. 2. Fathers name 3. Date of birth 4. Residential Address with telephone number 5. Email ID 6. School Name 7. Hobbies if any Note: 1) Club will be formed only after obtaining required number of students. 2) Students who are interested can fill the application form and send it by post . 3) Membership fee will be collected only after the formation of the club. ADDRESS: The Director Pilikula Biological Park Vamanjoor Post Mangalore-28 EMAIL I D: pilikulazoo@gmail.com WEBSITE: www.pilikulazoo.org CONTACT NUMBER- 0824-2263300

Animal Welfare Fortnight-2013 Prize Winners-Quiz


High School Category I Place - Keerthana Bhandarkar, St.Ann's High School, Mangalore. II Place - Prajwal H.G., 9th std. Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Vidya Kendra, Alike. College Category I Place - Gaurav Shetty, Sri Sathya Sai Seva P.U. College, Alike. II Place - Vidya Poorna P., University College, Mangalore

Animal Welfare Fortnight-2013 Prize Winners-Essay


High School Category I Place - Prajwal H.G., 9th std., Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Vidya Kendra, Alike. II Place - Channabasava V.K.,9th std., Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Vidya Kendra, Alike. College Category I Place - Rakshith M Adiga, II P.U.C., Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya, Hebri. II Place - Gourav Shetty, Sri Sathya Sai Seva P.U. College, Hebri.

Tiger family just got bigger!!


The youngest Tiger couple at Pilikula Biological Park, Shambhavi and Vikram are proud parents to two healthy little cubs born on 05.11.2012. Tigeress Shambhavi is also captive born at Pilikula Biological Park.

Award of compensation to Late Kushalappas Parents


Compensation of Rs. One lakh was handed over to Smt. Ravathi, mother of Late Kushalappa Gowda, who died of Tiger attack in Pilikula as immediate relief, by Executive Director, Pilikula Nisarga Dhama. And also a cheque for Rs.50,000/- was also handed over to Smt. Ravathi by Radha Gopi Memorial Charitable Trust. H.J Bhandary, Director, Pilikula Biological Park has assured the family of Late Kushalappa Gowda that further benefits will be provided from Pilikula Nisarga Dhama and also efforts is being made to get more help from the Government and other Charitable Trusts. Sri Ajith Kumar Hegde, Executive Director, H.J Bhandary, Director, Pilikula Biological Park, Officers of Pilikula and relatives of deceased were present.

Tiger Enclosure Inaguration


Tiger Enclosure Inaguration

Inaguration of Black Buck


Inaguration of Black Buck Enclosure by District inchange Minister

Inaguration of Snake House


Inaguration of Snake House by Tourism Minister

Foundation Stone Inauguration


Foundation Stone, Veterinary Hospital Complex by Minister for Ports and Inland Water Transport, Ecology and Environment

Wildlife week

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The park celebrates Wildlife week, vanamahostava, summer camps, etc. every year. Competitions like painting, wildlife photography, quiz, essay writing etc. are conducted. Entrance to the zoo during this period is free for the children.