Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) in India

♀ Menaka


Local id Number 6
Karnataka database95


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Incisivesnot visible
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1989
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), in India

Date of arrival

2017-00-00Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)
from Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo

2007-07-18Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
from Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple

Record history
History of updates2018-11-23

Latest document update2020-11-05 19:37:51
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Menaka is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), in India.

Menaka arrived in 2017-00-00 to the Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), relocated from the Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, in India.


Menaka lives together with 16 other elephants at the Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Bheeshma (Bhisma) born 2008?
  2. 2. ♂ Gajaraja born 2007
  3. 3. ♀ Johnny
  4. 4. ♀ Juhi born ~1997
  5. 5. ♀ Karna born 2011?
  6. 6. ⚪ Kenchamba born 1997
  7. 7. ♀ Madakari born 2007
  8. 8. ♀ Mamta born 1990
  9. 9. ♀ Ragini born 1990
  10. 10. ♂ Raja born 1990
  11. 11. ♀ Rani born 2014
  12. 12. ♀ Seetha (Roopa) born 2003
  13. 13. ⚪ Shivagange born 2002
  14. 14. ♀ Tunga (Thunga) born 2001
  15. 15. ⚪ unknown born 2015?
  16. 16. ⚪ Yogi born 2000


Menaka was born 1989.

Comments / pictures

2018: Along with the jumbos from Kodagu, Menaka (26) from Bannerghatta will also be travelling, forest sources said

2007: The Karnataka Forest Department seized Menaka from the temple in 2007. Maneka was merged with the Herd of elephants housed in Bannerghatta Biological Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Menaka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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