Drona
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mysore Zoo in India

Biography
⚪ Drona

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age: 20 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2004 captive-born
Birth place: in Bandipur forest camp (BEC)

Parents: x ♀ Chaitra
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mysore Zoo, in India

Date of arrival

2016-12-27Mysore Zoo
from Suttur Mutt

Suttur Mutt
from Ramapura camp

2013-03-00Ramapura camp
from Bandipur forest camp (BEC)

Record history
History of updates2021-12-16

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Biography


Drona is a living Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Mysore Zoo, in India.

Drona arrived in 2016-12-27 to the Mysore Zoo, relocated from the Suttur Mutt, in India.


Social

Drona lives together with 13 other elephants at the Mysore Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Abhi born 2004-11-00
  2. 2. ♀ Airavathi born 2003
  3. 3. ♀ Gajalaxmi born 1980-00-00
  4. 4. ♀ Ishwarya born 2001
  5. 5. ♂ Jayaprakash
  6. 6. ♀ Kollegala born 2002
  7. 7. ♀ Lakshmi born 2008
  8. 8. ♂ Madesha born 2007-06-12
  9. 9. ♀ Padmavathi
  10. 10. ♀ Parvathi born 2017-07-21
  11. 11. ⚪ Raja born 2008
  12. 12. ♂ Rama born 1995
  13. 13. ♂ Richie born 1995


Origin

Drona was born captive-born 2004 at Bandipur forest camp (BEC).

Parentage


Parents of Drona are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Chaitra (mother).

Siblings through the mother Chaitra:

  1. 2006(M) Krishna
  2. 2006(M) Manikandan (Manikanta)
  3. 2008() Raja
  4. 2009(M) unknown (Chaitras calf?)
  5. 2010() Aishwarya
  6. 2020-02-00(F) unknown

Pedigree


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Chaitra

Born: 1971

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Drona on elephant-news.com

Drona is mentioned on Elephant News:

Articles where Drona is mentioned on elephant-news.com
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Jumbo carrier for the goddess - Elephant News
2008-08-18 'gajapayana' begins - Elephant News
2008-09-09 Follow the leader - Elephant News
2012-10-16 In mysore, an elephantine worry - Elephant News
2012-10-20 Arjuna to carry golden howdah this year. the 52-year-old elephant from balle camp replaces veteran balarama - Elephant News
5 injured as elephants run amok - Elephant News

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Drona, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mysore Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12820. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2004 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Mysore Zoo | India | Asian elephants


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