unknown at Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) unknown at Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 25 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
People killed:1: Renuka Prasad, a 55-year-old resident of Bamboo Bazar, Mysore
Location:Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)
ArrivedBalle Elephant Camp (Kabini) 2011-06-09
Born:1993? wild
Document updated2012-01-02: new record
2018-05-10: victims name
Villagers chased 4 elephants away from the fields in Narasipur taluk, and two of them entered the city limits. After rampage in Bamboo Bazaar , Mysore, and killing at least one person, a house security guard, identified as Renuka Prasad, a 55-year-old resident of Bamboo Bazar.

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa announced Rs.500,000 as compensation to Prasad's family.

The wild elephant was captured and brought to Balle camp.

Sources, among others

  • http://expressbuzz.com/states/karnataka/Dasara-jumbos-help-capture-wild-tusker/327829.html

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