Giri at Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai)

Giri
Alternative name:Javalagiri
ID Number:
+138? (N/A) in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ less than 9 years old (maximum age)
Status:musth
Management:Free contact
Location:Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai)
ArrivedBombax elephant camp (Mudumalai) 2018-04-00
from Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai) 2018-04-00
from Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) 2010-03-00
from
Born:>2009 wild
Capture: 2010?, at Javalagiri range in Krishnagiri forest division, Dharmapuri district
Document updated2010-07-15: new record
2018-05-03: transferred Bombax, musth
Javalagiri was abandoned when he was just three months old. The officials of Javalagiri range in Krishnagiri forest division decided not to take any chances with the calf and he landed in the zoo when he was six months old

Sources, among others

  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/theppakadu-elephant-camp-gets-new-recruit/articleshow/63672504.cms
  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/two-city-zoo-tuskers-in-musth-head-to-camps/articleshow/63634174.cms
  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Tamil Nadu
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, N. Kalaivanan, N.S.Manoharan, R. Thirumurugan, S. Thangaraj Panneerslevam and N. Mohanraj, India

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