Kartijah (Kartrja) at Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG)

Kartijah (Kartrja)
ID Number:Local id Number: 1 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG)
ArrivedWay Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG) 1984-00-00
from Way Kambas national park (WKNP)
Born:1980 wild in
Way Kambas national park (WKNP)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) Gusti
  2. (M) 1994-10-18 Adi
  3. (M) 2009 Joni
Document updated2018-04-05: new record
1984: The 1000 ha facility was established in Way Kambas National Park after the capture of a young female elephant 'Kartrja', in 1984, which had fallen into a disused well in Susukan Baru at the age of four.

1993: Age at first breeding is known for 'Khoriah', 'Karsi' and 'Kartija; who gave birth in l994. l988 and l994 at 10, 11 and 12 years of age respectively...From the records it can be seen that three elephants (Khoriah, Karsi and Umri) gave birth twice, with a mean inter-calving interval of four years

2016: Kartijah has given birth to three bull elephants, Adi, Gusti and Joni and just gave birth again in October 2016.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.asesg.org/PDFfiles/Gajah/21-01-Reilly.pdf
  • https://planetfunder.org/adoptions/AdoptKartijahtheSumatranElephant

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