Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp in India

♀ Jashoda
Alternative name: Yashoda, Jasoda



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact

People killed:1: 39-year-old Sudhir Pradhan of Matia Sahi
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Present / last location:Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp, in India

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Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp
Record history
History of updates2013-10-05: new record
2018-11-04: alt spelling name
2018-11-09: mankiller

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Jashoda is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp, in India.

Jashoda arrived to the Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp unknown date,

In Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp, Jashoda lives as single living elephant at this location


Jashoda was born .

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Sometimes misspelled as Yoshada.

2015: attacked Mahout of another elephant at Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. The trained female elephant chased the Mahout before lifting him on her Trunk and throwing him on the ground. The man sustained serious injuries.

2018-11-08: Mankiller; trampled 39-year-old villager Sudhir Pradhan of Matia Sahi to death at a forest near Purunakote range office in Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district on Thursday.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Jashoda, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13562. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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