Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Tunga (Thunga) at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)

♀ Tunga (Thunga)

Identification

Local id Number 30
Karnataka database66

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2001 captive-born
Birth place: in Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2015? unknown
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), in India

Date of arrival

2017-00-00Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)
from Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)

2014-10-00Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)
from Mathigodu elephant Camp

Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)

Record history
History of updates2012-07-02: new record
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: transferred
2018-11-16: prev loc Dandeli

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

Location


Tunga (Thunga) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), in India.

Tunga (Thunga) arrived Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) 2017-00-00, relocated from Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest), in India.

In Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), Tunga (Thunga) lives together with 16 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 2. ♂ Bheeshma (Bhisma) born 2008?
  2. ,   
  3. 3. ♂ Gajaraja born 2007
  4. ,   
  5. 4. ♀ Johnny
  6. ,   
  7. 5. ♀ Juhi born ~1997
  8. ,   
  9. 6. ♀ Karna born 2011?
  10. ,   
  11. 7. ⚪ Kenchamba born 1997
  12. ,   
  13. 8. ♀ Madakari born 2007
  14. ,   
  15. 9. ♀ Mamta born 1990
  16. ,   
  17. 10. ♀ Menaka born 1989
  18. ,   
  19. 11. ♀ Ragini born 1990
  20. ,   
  21. 12. ♂ Raja born 1990
  22. ,   
  23. 13. ♀ Rani born 2014
  24. ,   
  25. 14. ♀ Seetha (Roopa) born 2003
  26. ,   
  27. 15. ⚪ Shivagange born 2002
  28. ,   
  29. 16. ⚪ unknown born 2015?
  30. ,   
  31. 17. ⚪ Yogi born 2000
  32. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (unknown) 2015? unknown

Origin


Tunga (Thunga) was born captive-born 2001 at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole).


Comments / pictures

2014-10-06: Rajesh and Chamundi have been brought from Nagaraholay elephant camp in Mysore district and elephants Kumaraswamy and Thunga will join by weekend.

Along with them, Thunga (15), an infant jumbo (1.8 years), Karna (6) and Bhishma (9) are travelling to Uttarakhand.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tunga (Thunga), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12740. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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