Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest) in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Rajesh  dead elephant

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 39 years old
Born:* 1979
Birth place:
Dead: 2018-11-12
Death reason: killed: by two wild tuskers
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest), in India

Date of arrival

2014-10-00Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)

Record history
History of updates2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr
2018-11-16: transferred, death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Rajesh is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2018-11-12 at Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest), in India, . Official death reason described as by two wild tuskers.


Rajesh was born 1979.

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2014-10-14: Rajesh and Chamundi have been brought from Nagaraholay elephant camp in Mysore district and elephants Kumaraswamy and Thunga will join by weekend.

2014-11-16: Rajesh, a 57-year-old camp elephant, was killed by two wild tuskers at Phansoli Range of Kali Tiger Reserve. He died on Monday night when he sustained serious head injuries at 8.30am during the fight. Since he was tied and further hindered by his chains, he could not fight.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Rajesh, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16613. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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