Menaka at Camp King Elephant (Rajaji National Park)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Menaka at Camp King Elephant (Rajaji National Park)

ID Number:Local id Number: 6 - 
95 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Dentition:not visible
Management:Free contact
Location:Camp King Elephant (Rajaji National Park)
ArrivedCamp King Elephant (Rajaji National Park) 2017-00-00
from Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo 2007-07-18
from Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple
Document updated2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: transferred
2018-05-08: text, link
2018: Along with the jumbos from Kodagu, Menaka (26) from Bannerghatta will also be travelling, forest sources said

2007: The Karnataka Forest Department seized Menaka from the temple in 2007. Maneka was merged with the herd of elephants housed in Bannerghatta Biological Park.

Sources, among others

  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Karnataka
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, Shiela Rao, Suparna Ganguly and Rajendra Hasbhavi, India

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