Rowdy Ranga at Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)

Male ♂ Asian elephant Rowdy Ranga at Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)

† Rowdy Ranga
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 34 years old
Dead date: 2018-10-08, on the Virajpet-Bengaluru road, near the Nagarhole Tiger Reserve.
Death reason: accident: severely injured after being hit by a bus
Location:Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
ArrivedMathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi) 2015-00-00
from Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo 2016-12-26
from Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta National Park 2009-00-00
from
Born:1984 wild
Capture: 2016, close to Bhanatarakuppe Forest near Magadi
Document updated2009-08-04: age
2018-04-30: captured, tamed and trained
2018-10-08: dead
2006: killed a villager near Bannerghatta and created havoc in Hakki-Pikki colony, Byrappanahalli and Buthanahalli.

2016-12: captured at Savandurga forests adjacent to Magadi and Bannerghatta

2017-06: tamed and basic trained

2018: Killed by a bus...

Sources, among others

  • http://www.mid-day.com/news/2009/may/220509-Rowdy-Ranga-Violent-elephant-Banerghatta-National-Park-search-for-mates-Bangalore.htm
  • http://www.deccanherald.com/content/588361/rangas-reign-wild-ends-tamed.html
  • http://www.deccanherald.com/content/588530/taming-captured-wild-elephant-ranga.html
  • https://article.wn.com/view/2017/06/29/Tamed_Ranga_may_help_capture_other_troublesome_elephants/
  • https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/news/state/46-year-old-elephant-rowdy-ranga-from-mathigodu-elephant-camp-dies-forest-dept-wants-more-vets-in-sensitive-zones/articleshow/66125438.cms

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