Venkatesh at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Alternative name:Venkitesh, Venkadesh
ID Number:Local id Number: 8 - 
8 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
ArrivedTop Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
from Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
Born:1987-04-06 captive-born
Document updated2018-05-03: new record, kumki, alt name Venkitesh
2018-05-19: prev location Chennai
2017-07-20: Two Kumki elephants returned to Topslip in Ulandhi Forest Range (Anamalai Tiger Reserve) in Coimbatore Division on Friday morning after successfully taming a lone forest elephant in Kerala.

The two Kumki elephants - Kalim (55) and Venkatesh (42) - were taken to Devikulam range in Moonar Forest Division in Kerala for taming a forest elephant that was roaming around the residential area for over a week.

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