Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Nanjan at Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp


 ☨ ♂ Nanjan  

Identification

Local id Number 1
Tamil Nadu database1

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 51 years old (estimated age)
Status:kumki
Dentition
Incisivestusker
Origin
Born:* 1963? 1959? wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1978-12-04
Death
Dead: 2014
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1991-04-01
(dead † 1996-09-00)
Bhuvana
Locations
Present / last location:Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp
from Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal)
Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal) 2012-07-01
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Document updated2012-09-09: transfered, mahouts, tn nr, capture
2018-05-03: tusker, death report
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Description

† Nanjan is a dead kumki Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp, in India, 2014. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1991-04-01 -- † 1996-09-00 Bhuvana

Origin


Nanjan was born wild 1963? 1959?, captured 1978-12-04 .


Comments / pictures

Mahout and Kavadi: Prasad and Raman. Estimated age 15 years by capture 1978.
Offspring: 1 (officially known case)

Initially, two kumki elephants Najnan and Pari were brought to the camp from Topslip. They were used for joint kumki operations in the forest division. Meanwhile, Nanjan breathed his last at Nellithurai near Mettupalayam in 2014. The department brought another kumki Sujai from Theppakadu elephant camp in Mudhumalai in May 2015.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Nanjan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2274. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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