Rajesh an Asian elephant at Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)

Male ♂ Asian  Rajesh at Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)

☨ Rajesh
ID nr:Local id Number: 17  - 
53 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 39 years old
Dead date: 2018-11-12
Death reason: killed: by two wild tuskers
Location:Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)
ArrivalPansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest) 2014-10-00
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
Born:* 1979
Document updated2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr
2018-11-16: transferred, death report
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, D., (2020). Rajesh, an Asian at Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16613. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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