Raja an Asian elephant at Mysore Zoo


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

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-01-25Mysore Zoo
from Rampura camp
Rampura camp 2013-03-00
from Bandipur forest camp (BEC)

Document updated2013-04-07: transfer
2018-03-19: probably transferred to Mysore Zoo
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Raja is a Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Mysore Zoo, in India.

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

In Mysore Zoo, Raja lives together with 13 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Abhi born 2004-11-00
  2. ,
  3. Airavathi born 2003
  4. ,
  5. Drona born 2004
  6. ,
  7. Gajalaxmi born 1980-00-00
  8. ,
  9. Ishwarya born 2001
  10. ,
  11. Jayaprakash
  12. ,
  13. Kollegala born 2002
  14. ,
  15. Lakshmi born 2008
  16. ,
  17. Madesha born 2007-06-12
  18. ,
  19. Padmavathi (Padmavati) born 1958
  20. ,
  21. Parvathi born 2017-07-21
  22. ,
  23. Rama born 1995
  24. ,
  25. Richie born 1995
  26. , (see detailed list).

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 pedigree:
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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Raja, an Asian at Mysore Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12822. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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