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

⚪ Raja

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age: 13 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2008 captive-born
Birth place: in Bandipur forest camp (BEC)

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

Date of arrival

2018-01-25Mysore Zoo
from Rampura camp

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

Record history
History of updates2013-04-07: transfer
2018-03-19: probably transferred to Mysore Zoo

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


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

Raja arrived in 2018-01-25 to the Mysore Zoo, relocated from the Rampura camp, in India.

Raja lives together with 13 other elephants at the Mysore Zoo:
  1. 1. ♂ Abhi born 2004-11-00
  2. 2. ♀ Airavathi born 2003
  3. 3. ⚪ Drona born 2004
  4. 4. ♀ Gajalaxmi born 1980-00-00
  5. 5. ♀ Ishwarya born 2001
  6. 6. ♂ Jayaprakash
  7. 7. ♀ Kollegala born 2002
  8. 8. ♀ Lakshmi born 2008
  9. 9. ♂ Madesha born 2007-06-12
  10. 10. ♀ Padmavathi (Padmavati) born 1958
  11. 11. ♀ Parvathi born 2017-07-21
  12. 12. ♂ Rama born 1995
  13. 13. ♂ Richie born 1995

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Origin


Raja was born captive-born 2008 at Bandipur forest camp (BEC).

Parentage


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

Siblings through the mother Chaitra:

  1. 2004() Drona
  2. 2006(M) Krishna
  3. 2006(M) Manikandan (Manikanta)
  4. 2009(M) unknown (Chaitras calf?)
  5. 2010() Aishwarya
  6. 2020-02-00(F) unknown

Pedigree


Rajas ancestral Pedigree:
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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Raja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mysore Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12822. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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