Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Prashant at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre

♂ Prashant
Alternative name:Prashantha


Local id Number 1
Karnataka database111


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 67 years old (estimated age)
Body weight: 4329.00 kg, 9523.80 lbs
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1954? wild
Birth place: in Nagarhole National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre, in India

Date of arrival

2014-00-00Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre
from Dr. Shivaram Karanth Biological Park (Pilikula Nisargadama)

Dr. Shivaram Karanth Biological Park (Pilikula Nisargadama)
from Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)

Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
from Nagarhole National Park

Record history
History of updates2010-09-20: transfered
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-11-01: weight
2018-11-16: transferred to Hunsur 2014

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Prashant is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre, in India.

Prashant arrived Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre 2014-00-00, relocated from Dr. Shivaram Karanth Biological Park (Pilikula Nisargadama), in India.

In Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre, Prashant lives together with 1 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Durga Parameshwari
  2. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Prashant was born wild 1954? at Nagarhole National Park.

Comments / pictures

2014:The elephant rides in Dr Shivarama Karanth Biological Park has been discontinued after elephants Prashanth and Durgaparameshwari were sent to Hunsur elephant camp.

2015: weight: 4329 kgs

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Prashant, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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