Vinayagan (wild)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Coimbatore forest division in India

♂ Vinayagan (wild)



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Characteristics: A tear in one of its ears, uneven tusk patterns, unique pattern of the brush of its tail1
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Coimbatore forest division, in India

Date of arrival

Coimbatore forest division
Record history
History of updates2018-12-06: new record
2018-12-08: identification marks

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Vinayagan (wild) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Coimbatore forest division, in India.

Vinayagan (wild) arrived to the Coimbatore forest division unknown date, Vinayagan (wild) lives together with 4 other elephants at the Coimbatore forest division:

  1. Baahubali (wild)
  2. noname (wild)
  3. unknown
  4. unknown (wild?)
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database

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Vinayagan (wild) was born wild .

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2018-12-05: Meanwhile, Vinayagan, another wild elephant likely to be captured and translocated from Thadagam, moved to Mel Maruthungarai and Keel Maruthungarai area. The giant Tusker is said to be in Musth.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Vinayagan (wild), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Coimbatore forest division in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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