Krishna an Asian elephant at Mathigodu elephant Camp

♂ Krishna
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 60 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 6
42 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1961
Birth place:
Capture: 1972
Present / last location:Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India

Date of Arrival
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Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)

Document updated2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: mahouts
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Krishna is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India.

Krishna arrived in Mathigodu elephant Camp unknown date, relocated from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), in India.

In Mathigodu elephant Camp, Krishna lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. ,
  2. Abhimanyu born 1964?
  3. ,
  4. Balarama born 1956?
  5. ,
  6. Bhima born 1998?
  7. ,
  8. Maasti born 1995
  9. ,
  10. Sri Rama
  11. ,
  12. Srinivas
  13. ,
  14. Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) born 1954?
  15. , (see detailed list).


Krishna was born 1961, captured 1972 .

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captured 1972 in Methikodu.

2017: Mahout Chandra and Kavadi Manu.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Krishna, an Asian at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 March 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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