Gajendra an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)

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86+1 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 66 years old
Body weight: 4600.00 kg, 10120.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
People killed:1: mahout (2015)
Location:K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
ArrivalK Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
from Nagarhole National Park
Born:* 1954 wild
in Nagarhole National Park
Document updated2012-09-09:corr location to K Gudi
2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
2017-03-25: mankiller
2018-04-30: mahouts
2018-11-01: weight
Killed his previous mahout in 2015

2015: weight: 4700 kgs

2017: Mahout Shankar and Kavadi Sunil.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Gajendra, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is 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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