Vijay (twin)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India

♂ Vijay (twin)
Photo: © Jackie Chiger
Photo: © Jackie Chiger

Identification

Local id Number 7
Tamil Nadu database26

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 50 years old
Status:kumki
Dentition
Incisivestusker
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1971-05-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Parents: x ♀ Devaki
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of arrival

Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Record history
History of updates2010-09-05: new record
2018-05-04: tm nr
2018-05-18: record of mother, corrected birth location to Mudumalai
2018-12-06: Thadagam

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

Location


Vijay (twin) is a living kumki Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

Vijay (twin) arrived to the Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) unknown date, relocated from the , in .

Vijay (twin) lives together with 25 other elephants at the Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC):
  1. 1. ♂ Anna born ~1957
  2. 2. ♀ Bhama born ~1949
  3. 3. ♂ Bomman born <2000
  4. 4. ♂ Cheeran born 1986-07-10
  5. 5. ♂ Giri born >2009
  6. 6. ♀ Harini
  7. 7. ⚪ Indhak
  8. 8. ♂ Indhar born ~1948
  9. 9. ♂ Jambo born <1987
  10. 10. ♂ John born >1992
  11. 11. ♀ Kamatchi born ~1957
  12. 12. ♂ Mudumalai born ~1965
  13. 13. ♂ Murthy born 1962
  14. 14. ⚪ Sankan
  15. 15. ♂ Santhosh born 1975-05-15
  16. 16. ♀ Sentilvadivu born ~1976
  17. 17. ♂ Shankar born ~1967
  18. 18. ♂ Srinivas
  19. 19. ♂ Sujai (twin) born 1971-05-20
  20. 20. ♀ Sumangala born ~1989
  21. 21. ♂ Udayan born 1998-11-24
  22. 22. ♂ unknown born 2000
  23. 23. ♂ unknown born 2016
  24. 24. ♂ Wasim born 1971-01-31
  25. 25. ♂ Wilson born 1988-04-16

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Vijay (twin) was born captive-born 1971-05-20 at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC).

Parentage


Parents of Vijay (twin) are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Devaki (mother).

Siblings through the mother Devaki:

  1. 1971-05-20(M) Sujai (twin)

Pedigree


Vijay (twin)s ancestral Pedigree:
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Devaki

Born: ~1930

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Comments / pictures

Vijay (twin) in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
The Twins when young



2018-12-05: The Forest Department on Tuesday shifted the three kumkis from Varapalayam area to Periyathadagam to step up surveillance and monitor wild elephants. The kumkis - Cheran, Vijay and Bomman - were taken to Periyathadagam on Tuesday afternoon to prevent the wild elephants from straying out of forest

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Vijay (twin), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2603. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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