Menaka an Asian elephant at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)

Female ♀ Asian  Menaka at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)

Menaka
ID nr:Local id Number: 6 - 
95 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Dentition:not visible
Management:Free contact
Location:Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park)
ArrivalCamp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) 2017-00-00
from Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo 2007-07-18
from Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple
Born:* 1989
Document updated2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: transferred
2018-05-08: text, link
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, D., (2020). Menaka, an Asian at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16585. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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