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

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Rajendra  dead elephant


Local id Number 16
Karnataka database52


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 56 years old (estimated age)
Born:* 1964? wild
Birth place: in Nagarhole National Park
Capture: 1990 Yadavanadu forest in Somwarpet
Dead: 2020-10-14
Death reason: killed: by a wild bull elephant, died one day later from the wounds
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India

Date of arrival

Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)

Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
from Mathigodu elephant Camp

1990-00-00Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Nagarhole National Park

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History of updates2020-10-16

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Rajendra is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2020-10-14 at Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India, . Official death reason described as by a wild bull elephant, died one day later from the wounds.


Rajendra was born wild 1964? at Nagarhole National Park, captured 1990 , captured at Yadavanadu forest in Somwarpet.

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1990: Rajendra was caught at the Yadavanadu forest in Somwarpet back in 1990.

2020: Rajendra died after being attacked by a wild elephant at the Mathigodu Elephant Camp in Kodagu on Thursday. The elephant, Rajendra (56), succumbed to its injuries after being found severely injured on Wednesday morning.

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Tamed elephant rajendra dies after being attacked by wild elephant in kodagu's mathigodu elephant camp - Elephant News

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Rajendra, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16612. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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