Raja an Asian elephant at Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)


♂ Raja

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 10 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2013 Fatikchua area under Kalaikunda forest range in Midnapore West district
Locations
Present / last location:Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-03-31Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
from Jhargram mini zoo

Document updated2013-03-31:  transfered
2018-05-22: capture
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Description

Location


Raja is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp), in India.

Raja arrived Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp) 2013-03-31, relocated from Jhargram mini zoo, in India.

In Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp), Raja lives together with 39 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Amrapali born 1999
  2. ,
  3. Ashoka born 1994
  4. ,
  5. Bharat born 1994
  6. ,
  7. Debayani born ~1974
  8. ,
  9. Dharmaraya born 2010
  10. ,
  11. Diana born 1996
  12. ,
  13. Kuntalini born ~1955
  14. ,
  15. Lakshmi born ~1975
  16. ,
  17. Mansingh
  18. ,
  19. Merry (Mary) born 1958
  20. ,
  21. Motilal born 2000
  22. ,
  23. Mumtaz
  24. ,
  25. Nanjunda born 1995
  26. ,
  27. Nooree born ~1952
  28. ,
  29. Norbahadur born 1994
  30. ,
  31. Phulwanti
  32. ,
  33. Purnima born ~1964
  34. ,
  35. Rajkanta?? born 1972
  36. ,
  37. Rami born 1997
  38. ,
  39. Rani
  40. ,
  41. Rudraprasad born 1997
  42. ,
  43. Sarathi born 1999
  44. ,
  45. Sharmila born ~1952
  46. ,
  47. Shiladitta born 2000
  48. ,
  49. Srinivas born 2004
  50. ,
  51. Suman born 1993-11-07
  52. ,
  53. Sundari born 1998
  54. ,
  55. Sundarmani born 1973
  56. ,
  57. Tarzan born 1997?
  58. ,
  59. Torsha Rani born 1997
  60. ,
  61. unknown born 2002-09-00
  62. ,
  63. unknown born 2000
  64. ,
  65. unknown born 2001
  66. ,
  67. unknown born 2002-09-00
  68. ,
  69. unknown born 2001
  70. ,
  71. unknown born 2002-01-00
  72. ,
  73. unknown born 2000
  74. ,
  75. Urbashi born ~1952
  76. ,
  77. Zenny born ~1995
  78. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Raja was born wild 2011, captured 2013 , captured at Fatikchua area under Kalaikunda forest range in Midnapore West district.


Comments / pictures

2013-01: An elephant calf which was spotted at areas adjacent to Hatiatara forest near Jhargram was brought to the mini zoo here by forest officials. Divisional forest officer A P Singh said it was probably left behind by a herd which was seen in the area recently.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Raja, an Asian elephant at Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13170. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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