Abhimanyu at Thithimathi Mathigodu elephant Camp

ID Number:Local id Number: 15 - 
Number: 51 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)
from Nagarhole National Park
Born: wild
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 5000.00 kg, 11000.00 lbs
Capture: 1977
Document updated2012-09-09:
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2017-03-15: news links
2007: This male elephant aged 41 years was captured from Hebballa forest and has an experience of 9 years in Dasara including the present. The elephant brought from Thithimathi camp is given the responsibility of pulling the elephant cart during Dasara.
2007-07-07: Abhimanyu, who went berserk, along with other elephants, gored Balarama. Vasantha, who is promoted as Kavadi' of Abhimanyu after the retirement of his father Sannappa, who was the tusker's mahout, has got good control on the pachyderm.
2012: Elephant Abhimanyu, who draws an orchestra on the famed Anegaadi, was manned by mahout Vasantha and kavadi Raju.

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