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

♀ Menaka

Identification

Local id Number 6
Karnataka database95

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Dentition
Incisivesnot visible
Management:Free contact
Origin
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 updates2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: transferred
2018-05-08: text, link

Latest document update2020-11-05 19:37:51
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Description

Location


Menaka is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), in India.

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

In Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park), Menaka lives together with 16 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♂ Bheeshma (Bhisma) born 2008?
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♂ Gajaraja born 2007
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♀ Johnny
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♀ Juhi born ~1997
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♀ Karna born 2011?
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ⚪ Kenchamba born 1997
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♀ Madakari born 2007
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♀ Mamta born 1990
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Ragini born 1990
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♂ Raja born 1990
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♀ Rani born 2014
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♀ Seetha (Roopa) born 2003
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ⚪ Shivagange born 2002
  26. ,   
  27. 14. ♀ Tunga (Thunga) born 2001
  28. ,   
  29. 15. ⚪ unknown born 2015?
  30. ,   
  31. 16. ⚪ Yogi born 2000
  32. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Menaka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Camp King Elephant camp (Rajaji National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16585. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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