John an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)


♂ John
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ less than 29 years old (maximum age)
Id numberLocal id Number: 14
33 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
Dentition:tusker
Status:kumki
Management:Free contact

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* >1992 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1993 orphaned
Locations
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2019-00-00Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
from Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal)
Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal) 2018-03-03
from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Document updated2018-05-03: new record, kumki
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John is a kumki Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

John arrived in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 2019-00-00, relocated from Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal), in India.

In Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), John lives together with 25 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Anna born ~1957
  2. ,
  3. Bhama born ~1949
  4. ,
  5. Bomman born <2000
  6. ,
  7. Cheeran born 1986-07-10
  8. ,
  9. Giri born >2009
  10. ,
  11. Harini
  12. ,
  13. Indhak
  14. ,
  15. Indhar born ~1948
  16. ,
  17. Jambo born <1987
  18. ,
  19. Kamatchi born ~1957
  20. ,
  21. Mudumalai born ~1965
  22. ,
  23. Murthy born 1962
  24. ,
  25. Sankan
  26. ,
  27. Santhosh born 1975-05-15
  28. ,
  29. Sentilvadivu born ~1976
  30. ,
  31. Shankar born ~1967
  32. ,
  33. Srinivas
  34. ,
  35. Sujai (twin) born 1971-05-20
  36. ,
  37. Sumangala born ~1989
  38. ,
  39. Udayan born 1998-11-24
  40. ,
  41. unknown born 2016
  42. ,
  43. unknown born 2000
  44. ,
  45. Vijay (twin) born 1971-05-20
  46. ,
  47. Wasim born 1971-01-31
  48. ,
  49. Wilson born 1988-04-16
  50. , (see detailed list).

Origin


John was born wild >1992, captured 1993 , captured at orphaned.


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2018-04-04: Coimbatore: The forest department on Tuesday brought kumki elephants (trained) John, 27, and Cheran, 32, from Theppakadu Elephant Camp in the Nilgiris to the Chadivayal Elephant Camp here to prevent man-animal conflict

2019-07-04: kumkis Cheran (32) and John (27) of Chadivayal camp, who will be sent to Theppakkadu in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. Cheran and John were shifted from Theppakkadu to Chadivayal in April last year. Forest Department officials said the decision to shift kumkis Cheran and John to the parent camp was taken after they were not found fit to be engaged in operations, mainly driving out wild elephants that strayed into human habitations.



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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). John, an Asian at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11251. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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