Kalim an Asian elephant at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)


♂ Kalim


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Alternative name:Kaleem, Kali

Identification

Local id Number 2
Tamil Nadu database2

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 52 years old
Status:kumki
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1978-12-04
Locations
Present / last location:Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Document updated2010-08-30: new record
2018-05-03: tn nr, nr of offspring, kumki, alt name Kali
2018-05-04: picture
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Description

Location


Kalim is a living kumki Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), in India.

Kalim arrived Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) unknown date,

In Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), Kalim lives together with 20 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Abinaya born 2007
  2. ,
  3. Andal born 1950
  4. ,
  5. Barani born 1986-01-20
  6. ,
  7. Bullu
  8. ,
  9. Durga
  10. ,
  11. Kapil dev born 1983-05-05
  12. ,
  13. Mariappan born 1989
  14. ,
  15. Raj vardhan born ~2002
  16. ,
  17. Ram born ~1972
  18. ,
  19. Saradha
  20. ,
  21. Selvi
  22. ,
  23. Sivakami born ~1951
  24. ,
  25. Surya born 1976
  26. ,
  27. Tamilan born 2009?
  28. ,
  29. unknown born 2005-07-06
  30. ,
  31. unknown born ~2014
  32. ,
  33. unknown born 2010-04-00
  34. ,
  35. Valli born ~1947
  36. ,
  37. Vijayalaksmi born ~1954
  38. ,
  39. Vikram born 1999
  40. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Kalim was born wild 1969, captured 1978-12-04 .


Comments / pictures


Contradictory records:
Captured 1973 from Sathiyamanagalm Forest? (Or is this another, different Kalim?)


2017-07-20: Two Kumki elephants returned to Topslip in Ulandhi Forest Range (Anamalai Tiger Reserve) in Coimbatore Division on Friday morning after successfully taming a lone forest elephant in Kerala.

The two Kumki elephants - Kalim (55) and Venkatesh (42) - were taken to Devikulam range in Moonar Forest Division in Kerala for taming a forest elephant that was roaming around the residential area for over a week.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kalim, an Asian elephant at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2275. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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