Prashant an Asian elephant 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
Present / last location:Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2010-09-20: transfered
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-11-01: weight
2018-11-16: transferred to Hunsur 2014
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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 in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Durga Parameshwari
  2. , (see detailed list).


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, an Asian elephant at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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