Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad) in India

♂ Bharath

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Alternative name: SI Bharatan, SI Bharathan, Kallur Komban


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place: in unknown
Capture: 2016
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad), in India

Date of arrival

2016-11-22Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)
from Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
from unknown

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History of updates2018-05-21: new record

Latest document update2021-03-24 04:09:40
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Bharath is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad), in India.

Bharath arrived in 2016-11-22 to the Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad), relocated from the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, in India.

Bharath lives together with 7 other elephants at the Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad):
  1. Ammu born 2016-05
  2. Chandhu born 2017?
  3. Kunju
  4. Neelakandan born 1996
  5. Pramugha
  6. Surendran born ~2001
  7. Surya

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Bharath was born wild at unknown, captured 2016 .

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2016: The forest department had radio- collared the elephant in February to monitor its movements and has found that during the non- Musth period it engaged in extensive crop raiding in villages bordering the forests. The Tusker was captured on November 22.

2016-11-22: captured and brought to a temporarily built kraal in the forest

2017-05-10: The elephant known as ‘chullikkomban,’ reportedly involved in at least three elephant attack deaths in the Aralam area over the past three years, was caught after tranquillising it on May 10, 2017. With this, the number of elephants in the Muthanga kraal increased to seven, including three trained elephants, two baby elephants, and ‘SI Bharathan,’ a Tusker caged on November 21, 2016.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bharath, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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