Bengaluru Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBBP) was carved out of Bannerghatta
National Park (BNP) vide notification No FEE 19 FWL 98, Bangalore, Dated: 5th March 2004 and was
brought under the administrative judistruction of the Zoo Authority of Karnataka
(ZAK), Government of Karnataka (GOK) Read more... ...
The Bannerghatta Park has various units such as Zoo, Safari and Butterfly park spread over 731.88 Ha. The field activities of the biological park are many fold as it is classified as one of the major zoo in the state/country with a lot of scope for scientific development. The activities prevailing in the Biological Park are Maintenance of zoo - which exhibits varieties of birds, reptiles and mammals within the well maintained enclosures. Running and maintenance of safaris - drive of the tourists through the animals' enclosures in the vehicles i.e. tigers, lions, bears and herbivores safaris and also for breeding of endangered species of animals /ungulates; Rescue Centers to provide life time facilities to the rescued animals like tigers, lions and bears from circuses, madharies etc., Butterfly park; Nature camp for the people those wish to stay and study the flora and fauna in forests; tourism and facilities to visitors; feeding and health care to captive animals; with inbuilt administrative set up to manage all the affairs of the Bannerghatta Biological Park