Tunga (Thunga) an Asian elephant at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)

Tunga (Thunga)
ID nr:Local id Number: 30 - 
66 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)
ArrivalCamp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) 2017-00-00
from Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)
Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest) 2014-10-00
from Mathigodu elephant Camp
Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
Born:* 2001 captive-born
in Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (unknown) 2015? unknown
Document updated2012-07-02: new record
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: transferred
2018-11-16: prev loc Dandeli
2014-10-06: Rajesh and Chamundi have been brought from Nagaraholay elephant camp in Mysore district and elephants Kumaraswamy and Thunga will join by weekend.

Along with them, Thunga (15), an infant jumbo (1.8 years), Karna (6) and Bhishma (9) are travelling to Uttarakhand.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tunga (Thunga), an Asian at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12740. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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