Rajni at Makulakocha rehabilitation centre (Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Rajni at Makulakocha rehabilitation centre (Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary)

Rajni cosies up to a tree at Makulakocha, near Dalma
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 8 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Location:Makulakocha rehabilitation centre (Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary)
ArrivedMakulakocha rehabilitation centre (Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary) 2011-00-00
Born:2010? wild
Capture: 2010, rescued from a well in Ichagarh forests of Seraikela-Kharsawan
Document updated2018-05-12: new record
Forest officials had rescued Rajni, then just a baby, in September 2010 after she fell into a well in the Ichagarh forests of Seraikela-Kharsawan. She was brought to Makulakocha in early 2011 and is now everyone's darling.

Older picture, with Rajni being the young elephant on the picture, behind Champa

Sources, among others

  • https://www.telegraphindia.com/1140324/jsp/jharkhand/story_18110358.jsp

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