White blackbuck, blue bulls new attraction at Pilikula Biological Park

Friday, March 10th, 2023

Mangaluru : The white blackbuck and blue bull (Nilgai) are new attractions for visitors at Pilikula Biological Park. The park has introduced four white blackbucks and four blue bulls. They were brought from Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park, Nagpur, Maharashtra, under the animal exchange programme, according to H. Jayaprakash Bhandary, director of the park. […]

MRPL to adopt wildlife at Pilikula

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Mangaluru : MRPL, under its Corporate Environment Responsibility expenditure, will be supporting the cause of Conservation of Biodiversity at Mangaluru. MRPL and Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama Mangaluru signed MOU on 22.12.2020 for providing Adoption of Wild Animals in Pilikula Biological Park” for a period of 12 months. Mr. Elango. M- ED ( Refinery) and […]

Night vision cameras at animal enclosures of Pilikula Nisargadhama Biological Park

Friday, January 31st, 2020

Mangaluru : Animal behaviour at Pilikula Biological Park of Dr Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama is set to come under the lens in the next fortnight. Thanks to a move by the Central Zoo Authority that has sanctioned Rs 15 lakh to the park to install 50 cameras equipped with night vision to monitor movements of […]

2 more attraction added at Pilikula Biological Park now

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
pilikula Asiatic lion

Mangaluru : Asiatic lions and white peafowl are an added attraction at Pilikula Biological Park now. The park has received a pair of Asiatic lions, male aged eight years and female of seven-year age, from Sakkarbaugh Zoo, Gujarat under animal exchange programme, according to H Jayaprakash Bhandary, director of the park. In addition it has […]

Pilikula Biological Park gets two ostriches

Saturday, October 17th, 2015
Pilikula ostriches

Mangaluru : Ostriches are an added attraction at Pilikula Biological Park at Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama this week. Two ostriches brought from Vandalur Zoo, Chennai, have been put in a separate exhibit enclosure at the park since Thursday. According to H. Jayaprakash Bhandary, director of the park, the birds are two-years-old. The park would […]

‘Pilikula Vasanthothsava’ on May 24

Thursday, May 21st, 2015
Pilikula Vanamahotsava

Mangaluru : Dr Shivram Karanth Pilikula Nisargadhama will organise ‘Pilikula Vasanthothsava’ near biological park on May 24 at 10 am. Chairing a meet at the DC’s court hall, Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim said that the main objective of the festival is to introduce the rare and endangered varieties of plants and fruits and to […]

Attacked female Tigress at Pilikula dies

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
pilikula Tigers

Mangalore: Bunty a-five-year-old tigress which was attacked by Kumar a-seven-year-old tiger on Monday is died at Pilikula Biological Park on Tuesday October 14. Kumar a male tiger was attacked Bunty at 4 pm on Monday and wounded her around neck severely. Bunty, which was brought from Hyderabad nearly two years ago, breathed her last at […]

Grey pelican brings a dash of colour to Pilikula Biological Park

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Mangalore: Forty-five new birds brought from the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad have become the centre of attraction at the Pilikula Biological Park in Mangalore. The birds have been housed in a new huge walk-through aviary that was opened in the park recently. Of all these birds, the cynosure of the public is a huge […]

Nagara Panchami celebrated at Pilikula

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Mangalore :  Nagara Panchami  celebrations at Pilikula? Though surprising, hundreds of devotees visited Pilikula Nisaradhama  at Vamanjoor on Sunday being  Nagara Panchami Day. The Shivaram Karanth Biological Park at Pilikula  is celebrating Nagara Panchami and devotees offer milk and pay their obeisance to the Serpent God who they can see here. Around 10 king cobras […]

Added attractions to come up at Pilikula

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Mangalore : Pilikula Nisargadhama at Vamanjoor in the outskirts of the city will have  more added attractions in the near future. Foundation for various projects were laid on June 30, Saturday. The foundation for the Aviary Project at Shivaram Karanth Biological Park and Aquarium Project at Pilikula Boating Centre,  was laid by MLA Krishna Palemar […]