Bharatha
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) in India

♂ Bharatha

Identification

Local id Number 3
Karnataka database39

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Nagarhole National Park
Capture: 1987
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), in India

Date of arrival

1987-00-00Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
from Nagarhole National Park

Record history
History of updates2009-10-10: new
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr

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

Location


Bharatha is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), in India.

Bharatha arrived Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) 1987-00-00, relocated from Nagarhole National Park, in India.

In Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), Bharatha lives together with 13 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♂ Asoka
  2. 2. ♂ Ganesha
  3. 3. ♀ Ganga
  4. 4. ♂ Gopala Krishana
  5. 5. ♂ Kethan born 1999
  6. 6. ♂ Raja born >1947
  7. 7. ♂ Ravi
  8. 8. ♂ Sekar born 1971
  9. 9. ♂ Somasekar
  10. 10. ♂ Surya born 1961
  11. 11. ♀ unknown name born 2003
  12. 12. ♂ Vishnu
  13. 13. ♂ Zoo -Laxman born 1971


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

Origin


Bharatha was born wild at Nagarhole National Park, captured 1987 .


Comments / pictures

Bharat is being groomed as an alternative to Balarama, as leader elephant for the Dassara procession.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bharatha, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2476. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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