Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) at Mathigodu elephant Camp

♀ Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi)


Local id Number 24
Karnataka database60


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 67 years old (estimated age)
Body weight: 4970.00 kg, 10934.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1954? captive-born
Birth place: in Sunkadakatte elephant camp
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2010 unknown
Present / last location:Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)
Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)
from Sunkadakatte elephant camp

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
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Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India.

Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) arrived Mathigodu elephant Camp unknown date, relocated from Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini), in India.

In Mathigodu elephant Camp, Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. ,
  2. Abhimanyu born 1964?
  3. ,
  4. Balarama born 1956?
  5. ,
  6. Bhima born 1998?
  7. ,
  8. Krishna born 1961
  9. ,
  10. Maasti born 1995
  11. ,
  12. Sri Rama
  13. ,
  14. Srinivas
  15. , (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 2010 unknown


Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) was born captive-born 1954? at Sunkadakatte elephant camp.

Comments / pictures

2017: Mahout Gunda and Kavadi Chinna. Mathigodu Elephant Camp

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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