Surya (Soorya) at Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)

Surya (Soorya)
ID Number:Chip id Number: 00065DAEE3 - Local id Number: 132 - 
17 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Location:Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
ArrivedTheppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai) 2018-06-15
from Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)
Born: wild India
Document updated2018-03-18: Kerala DCEK Nr, chp nr etc
2018-07-10: transferred to Mudumalai
Soorya is old and furious and unable to carry out jungle patrol.

Sources, among others

  • https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/110316/muthanga-elephant-camp-comes-alive-with-3-calves.html
  • http://www.forest.kerala.gov.in/images/cekerala.pdf
  • https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/elephants-from-kerala-begin-training-at-mudumalai/article24176226.ece
  • Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, E.K. Easwaran, T.S. Rajeev, Marshal.C.Radhakrishnan, S. R. Sujata and Nibha Namboodiri , India

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