Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Pari at Varagaliar elephant camp

♂ Pari
Alternative name:Paari


Local id Number 1
Tamil Nadu database42


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 41 years old (approximate age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* ~1980 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1988-08-13 Kavalur, Tamil Nadu, India
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Varagaliar elephant camp, in India

Date of arrival

2018-04-00Varagaliar elephant camp
from Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal)

2012-07-01Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal)
from Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)

Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Record history
History of updates2018-05-03: transferred, tm nr, origin

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Pari is a living kumki Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Varagaliar elephant camp, in India.

Pari arrived Varagaliar elephant camp 2018-04-00, relocated from Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal), in India.

In Varagaliar elephant camp, Pari lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Arisi Raja
  2. ,   
  3. Chinnathambi
  4. ,   
  5. unknown
  6. ,   
  7. unknown
  8. ,   
  9. unknown born <2000
  10. ,   
  11. Urigam born 2009
  12. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Pari was born wild ~1980, captured 1988-08-13 , captured at Kavalur, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Origin from Kavalur, Tamil Nadu, India.

2012: Mahout and cavadi: Vijayan and Kumar.

2018-04-04: A few days ago, the department had shifted kumki Pari, 35, from the Chadivayal Elephant Camp to the Varakaliyar Elephant Camp in Topslip.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Pari, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Varagaliar elephant camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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