Kaveri Raja at Millennium Elephant Foundation

Kaveri Raja
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male
Management:Free contact
Location:Millennium Elephant Foundation
ArrivedMillennium Elephant Foundation 2011-01-00
from Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth 1998-00-00
from
Born: unknown India
Document updated2013-08-05: corr name in text
Kaveri Raja is an Indian Elephant of 32 years and was donated by the Indian government to the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy when he was around 22 years old.

In January 2011 Kaveri Raja tripped walking down a hill while carrying food from the forest for the other Temple of the Tooth elephants . Weighing over 4.7 tons, he dislocated his right front leg and came to MEF for treatment.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.millenniumelephantfoundation.com/elephants/elephantkaveri-raja/

Internal relevant links

Search more on the web for Kaveri Raja


Locations of visitors to this page
54.145.208.160Home - Start Guestbook Recent changes-updates Glossary - Encyclopedia Frequently asked questions Elephant Facts & Trivia Evolution of elephants Extinct Proboscidea Living Elephant Species Elephant anatomy Elephant diseases Man and elephants Elephant care Elephant footcare Elephant training Elephant breeding Elephant database Location database Virtual elephant Shiva Elephant organizations Elephant literature Elephant films & videos Elephant posters & pics Website elephant.se Elephant consultant Webring memberships Webmaster & Contact Selected links Elephant News
Book Americas elephants by Bob Cline

More info?