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


♀ Tunga (Thunga)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 30
66 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2001 captive-born
Birth place: in Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2015? unknown
Locations
Present / last location:Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2017-00-00Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)
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)

Document updated2012-07-02: new record
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: transferred
2018-11-16: prev loc Dandeli
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Description

Location


Tunga (Thunga) is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), in India.

Tunga (Thunga) arrived in Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) 2017-00-00, relocated from Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest), in India.

In Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), Tunga (Thunga) lives together with 16 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bheeshma (Bhisma) born 2008?
  2. ,
  3. Gajaraja born 2007
  4. ,
  5. Johnny
  6. ,
  7. Juhi born ~1997
  8. ,
  9. Karna born 2011?
  10. ,
  11. Kenchamba born 1997
  12. ,
  13. Madakari born 2007
  14. ,
  15. Mamta born 1990
  16. ,
  17. Menaka born 1989
  18. ,
  19. Ragini born 1990
  20. ,
  21. Raja born 1990
  22. ,
  23. Rani born 2014
  24. ,
  25. Seetha (Roopa) born 2003
  26. ,
  27. Shivagange born 2002
  28. ,
  29. unknown born 2015?
  30. ,
  31. Yogi born 2000
  32. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (unknown) 2015? unknown

Origin


Tunga (Thunga) was born captive-born 2001 at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole).


Comments / pictures

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Tunga (Thunga), an Asian at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12740. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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