Balarama at Thithimathi Mathigodu elephant Camp

Male Asian elephant Balarama at Thithimathi Mathigodu elephant Camp

ID Number:Local id Number: 7 - 
43 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male
Management:Free contact
Location:Thithimathi Mathigodu elephant Camp
ArrivedThithimathi Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) 1987-00-00
from Kattepura forest
Born: wild in
Nagarhole National Park
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 4885.00 kg, 10747.00 lbs
Capture: 1987
Document updated2012-01-02:�weight
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
1987: Captured in katepora forest near Somavarpet in 1987.
1997: After the elephant Drona died in 1997, Balarama carries the 750-kilo golden howdah during Dasara procession in Mysore.
2007-07-07: Abhimanyu, who went berserk, along with other elephants, gored Balarama in the forest.
2011-09-00: weighed 4,610 kgs.
2011-10-09: weighed 4,885 kgs.
2012: Elephant Balarama, who is scheduled to carry the golden howdah during the Dasara procession for the 13th year, was accompanied by his mahout Thimma, who was elevated from kavadi, after mahout Sannappa retired last year. Balaramas kavadi is Gacha.

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