Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) at Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)

Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi)
ID Number:Local id Number: 24 - 
60 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 64 years old (estimated age)
Body weight: 4970.00 kg, 10934.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Location:Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
ArrivedMathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
from Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)
Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)
from Sunkadakatte elephant camp
Born:1954? captive-born in
Sunkadakatte elephant camp
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2010 unknown
Document updated2009-08-14: pregnant
2012-07-02: birth location
2012-09-09: not pregnant
2012-09-09: transfered
2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: text, location
2018-11-01: weight, apr birth year
2017: Mahout Gunda and Kavadi Chinna. Mathigodu Elephant Camp

Sources, among others

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4712
  • https://www.newskarnataka.com/mysore/newbies-get-ready-to-walk-with-veteran-jumbos-this-dasara
  • https://www.karnataka.com/mysore/dasara-elephants/
  • 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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