Indira an Asian elephant at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)


♀ Indira
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Id number
+138? (N/A) in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* captive-born
Birth place: in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Parents: x ♀ Kamatchi
Locations
Present / last location:Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park), in India

Date of Arrival

Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) from Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)
Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)
from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

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Indira is a Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park), in India.

Indira arrived in Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) unknown date, relocated from Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park), in India.

In Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park), Indira lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Asokan
  2. ,
  3. Periyanayagi
  4. ,
  5. unknown
  6. ,
  7. Sagar born 2008
  8. ,
  9. Narasimhan born 2009
  10. ,
  11. Sharon born 2009
  12. ,
  13. unknown born 2010-12-21
  14. ,
  15. unknown born 2011-09-00
  16. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Indira was born captive-born in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC).

Parentage


Parents of Indira are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Kamatchi (mother).


Pedigree


Indiras pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

Born to Kamakshi in Mudumalai

There are a few young females, such as Aswini, Rajeswari and Indira which are retained in the department at present, they can also be retained in the forest camps as future breeding stock and should not be disposed off.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Indira, an Asian at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11090. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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