† Balarama is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2023-05-07 at Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India, . Official death reason described as suspected Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).
Balarama was born wild 1956? at Nagarhole National Park, captured 1987 .
Mahout Thimma, Kavadi Gopal.
1987: Captured in katepora forest near Somavarpet in 1987.
1997: After the elephant Drona died in 1997, Balarama carries the 750-kilo golden Howdah
during Dasara procession in Mysore.
2007-07-07: Abhimanyu, who went berserk, along with other elephants, gored Balarama in the forest.
2011-09-00: weighed 4,610 kgs.
2011-10-09: weighed 4,885 kgs.
2012: Elephant Balarama, who is scheduled to carry the golden Howdah
during the Dasara procession for the 13th year, was accompanied by his Mahout
Thimma, who was elevated from kavadi, after Mahout
Sannappa retired last year. Balaramas kavadi is Gacha.
2015: weighed 4,990 kgs.
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