Rakesh
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park in India

♂ Rakesh


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Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂
Status:sick
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Odisha state unspecified location
Capture: 2020 Talcher area
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park, in India

Date of arrival

2020-01-22Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park
from Odisha state unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2021-06-04

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Rakesh is a living sick Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park, in India.

Rakesh arrived in 2020-01-22 to the Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park, relocated from the Odisha state unspecified location, in India.

Rakesh lives together with 5 other elephants at the Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park:
  1. Chanda
  2. Kartik
  3. Padma
  4. Uma
  5. unknown born 2020-00-00


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Rakesh was born wild at Odisha state unspecified location, captured 2020 , captured at Talcher area.


Comments / pictures

Infected wounds on his hind legs due to chaining, treated by veterinarians from Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), in Bhubaneswar.



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2020-09-28 Dhenkanal’s man-killer tusker ‘rakesh’ now ‘tamed’ & let loose to natural enclosure - Elephant News

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Rakesh, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8133. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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2020-09-28Dhenkanal’s man-killer tusker ‘rakesh’ now ‘tamed’ & let loose to natural enclosure - Elephant News

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