Raja
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp) in India

♂ Raja

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 10 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2013 Fatikchua area under Kalaikunda forest range in Midnapore West district
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp), in India

Date of arrival

2013-03-31Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
from Jhargram mini zoo

Record history
History of updates2013-03-31:  transfered
2018-05-22: capture

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

Location


Raja is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp), in India.

Raja arrived in 2013-03-31 to the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp), relocated from the Jhargram mini zoo, in India.

Raja lives together with 39 other elephants at the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp):
  1. 1. ♀ Amrapali born 1999
  2. 2. ♂ Ashoka born 1994
  3. 3. ♂ Bharat born 1994
  4. 4. ♀ Debayani born ~1974
  5. 5. ⚪ Dharmaraya born 2010
  6. 6. ♀ Diana born 1996
  7. 7. ♀ Kuntalini born ~1955
  8. 8. ♀ Lakshmi born ~1975
  9. 9. ♂ Mansingh
  10. 10. ♀ Merry (Mary) born 1958
  11. 11. ♂ Motilal born 2000
  12. 12. ♀ Mumtaz
  13. 13. ⚪ Nanjunda born 1995
  14. 14. ♀ Nooree born ~1952
  15. 15. ♂ Norbahadur born 1994
  16. 16. ♀ Phulwanti
  17. 17. ♀ Purnima born ~1964
  18. 18. ♂ Rajkanta?? born 1972
  19. 19. ♀ Rami born 1997
  20. 20. ♀ Rani
  21. 21. ♂ Rudraprasad born 1997
  22. 22. ♂ Sarathi born 1999
  23. 23. ♀ Sharmila born ~1952
  24. 24. ♂ Shiladitta born 2000
  25. 25. ♂ Srinivas born 2004
  26. 26. ♂ Suman born 1993-11-07
  27. 27. ♀ Sundari born 1998
  28. 28. ♀ Sundarmani born 1973
  29. 29. ♂ Tarzan born 1997?
  30. 30. ♀ Torsha Rani born 1997
  31. 31. ♂ unknown born 2000
  32. 32. ♀ unknown born 2000
  33. 33. ♀ unknown born 2002-09-00
  34. 34. ♂ unknown born 2001
  35. 35. ♂ unknown born 2002-01-00
  36. 36. ♂ unknown born 2002-09-00
  37. 37. ♂ unknown born 2001
  38. 38. ♀ Urbashi born ~1952
  39. 39. ♀ Zenny born ~1995


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Raja was born wild 2011, captured 2013 , captured at Fatikchua area under Kalaikunda forest range in Midnapore West district.


Comments / pictures

2013-01: An elephant calf which was spotted at areas adjacent to Hatiatara forest near Jhargram was brought to the mini zoo here by forest officials. Divisional forest officer A P Singh said it was probably left behind by a Herd which was seen in the area recently.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Raja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13170. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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