unknown at Balle Elephant Camp

Male Asian elephant unknown at Balle Elephant Camp

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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 25 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Balle Elephant Camp
ArrivedBalle Elephant Camp 2011-06-09
Born:1993? wild
Document updated2012-01-02: 
Villagers chased 4 elephants away from the fields in Narasipur taluk, anf two of them entered the city limits. After rampage in Bamboo Bazaar , Mysore, and killing at least one person, a house security guard, identified as Renuka Prasad, a 55-year-old resident of Bamboo Bazar.

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa announced Rs.500,000 as compensation to Prasad's family.

The wild elephant was captured and brought to Balle camp.

Sources, among others

  • http://expressbuzz.com/states/karnataka/Dasara-jumbos-help-capture-wild-tusker/327829.html

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