Ganesh at Naniyala elephant camp (Kuppam Chittoor district)

ID Number:Local id Number: 6 - 
25 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 48 years old (approximate age)
Management:Free contact
People killed:2
Location:Naniyala elephant camp (Kuppam Chittoor district)
ArrivedNaniyala elephant camp (Kuppam Chittoor district) 2016-02-00
from Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
Indira Gandhi Zoological Park 2007-00-00
from Naniyala elephant camp (Kuppam Chittoor district)
Naniyala elephant camp (Kuppam Chittoor district)
from Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
Born:~1970 unknown India
Capture: 1972,
Document updated2018-05-03: new record, kumki
2010-02-16:Two male elephants, Ganesh and Jayant, were sent back from the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park to the elephant camp at Kuppam in Chittoor district on Monday.

2018-03-31: After visiting the spot, chief conservator of forests, Rahul Pandey, discussed the issue with principal chief conservator of forests and brought two trained elephants, Ganesh and Jayanth, from Chittoor district.

Sources, among others

  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Tamil Nadu
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, N. Kalaivanan, N.S.Manoharan, R. Thirumurugan, S. Thangaraj Panneerslevam and N. Mohanraj, India

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