Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) an Asian elephant at Mathigodu elephant Camp

♀ Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 66 years old (estimated age)
Id numberLocal id Number: 24
60 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka
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

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 Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India.

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


  1. (M) 2010 unknown


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

Comments / pictures

2017: Mahout Gunda and Kavadi Chinna. Mathigodu Elephant Camp

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi), an Asian at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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