Yashaswi at Kukke Shri Subrahmanya temple (Kukke Pattana)

Yashaswi
ID Number:
153 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Location:Kukke Shri Subrahmanya temple (Kukke Pattana)
ArrivedKukke Shri Subrahmanya temple (Kukke Pattana) 2007-12-29
Born: wild
Document updated2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr
Yashaswi was donated by B S Anand Singh, a businessman from Hospet in Bellary district of northern Karnataka. Estimated to cost around Rs 2 million (20 lac), the little animal bears the name of the daughter of Anand Singh. The three-and-a-half-year-old pachyderm had been originally brought from Gopalganj near the Nepal border and purchased from the elephant 'mela' held in Assam.

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