Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mathigodu elephant Camp in India

♂ Krishna


Local id Number 6
Karnataka database42


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 62 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1961
Birth place:
Capture: 1972
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India

Date of arrival

Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)

Record history
History of updates2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-30: mahouts

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Krishna is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India.

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

Krishna lives together with 8 other elephants at the Mathigodu elephant Camp:
  1. Abhimanyu born 1964?
  2. Balarama born 1956?
  3. Bhima born 1998?
  4. Maasti born 1995
  5. Sri Rama
  6. Srinivas
  7. Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) born 1954?

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Krishna was born 1961, captured 1972 .

Comments / pictures

captured 1972 in Methikodu.

2017: Mahout Chandra and Kavadi Manu.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Krishna, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 February 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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