Animal Planet India

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Animal Planet
एनिमल प्लैनेट
Animal Planet Scandinavia.svg
Launched 29 March 1999 (1999-03-29)
2 June 2014 (2014-06-02) (HD)
Owned by Discovery Networks Asia
Picture format 576i (SD)
1080i (HD)
Country India
Language English
Broadcast area India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan
Sister channel(s) Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel Tamil
Discovery Travel & Living
Website Official Site
Dish TV
Channel 465 (SD), Channel 52 (HD)
Channel 559 (SD)
Sun Direct
Channel 544 (SD)
Reliance Digital TV
Channel 553 (SD)
Videocon d2h
Channel 617 (SD)
Airtel digital TV
Channel 343 (SD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 42 (SD)
Dish Nepal
Channel 36 (SD)
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 454 (SD)
Asianet Digital TV
Channel 401 (SD)
Channel 41 (SD)
In Digital
Coming Soon (HD)
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 48 (SD)
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 73 (SD)

Animal Planet India is an Indian television channel.

The channel launched on March 29, 1999.[1] The launch was delayed by a few months.[2] A Hindi language feed was introduced on April 1, 2008.[3] The channel adopted its current logo on October 1, 2008.[4] available in two languages (English and Hindi). The High Definition version was launched on 23 July 2014 along with TLC HD first on Dish TV.

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  1. ^ "Animal Planet unchains gorilla warfare". Indian Express Newspapers. March 29, 1999. 
  2. ^ "ANIMAL PLANET MISSES LAUNCH DATE". The Indian CAB&SAT Reporter. January 12, 1999. 
  3. ^ "Animal Planet launches 24-hour Hindi feed". March 28, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Animal Planet to don new look from October 01". September 16, 2008.