Kamla at Amber Fort elephant village (Hathi Gaon)

† Kamla
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Dead date: 2013-07-11
Death reason: disease: collapsed and died
Location:Amber Fort elephant village (Hathi Gaon)
ArrivedAmber Fort elephant village (Hathi Gaon)
from Abdul Rashid
Born:1960
Document updated2013-07-13: dead
"Kamla was granted permission for the elephant safari in 2002 and since then has been a show stealer at the Holi celebrations," her owner Abdul Rashid said.

Kamla also made appearances in a few Bollywood movies such as Govinda-starrer 'Maharaja' and SRK's period movie 'Asoka'.

2013-07-11: she took a bath and was ready for the safari but suddenly collapsed and died near the Amber police station

Sources, among others

  • http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-07-11/jaipur/40513940_1_kamla-elephant-safari-holi-celebrations
  • http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2008-10-27/flora-fauna/27945679_1_elephant-village-jumbos-tourist-inflow

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