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



♂ Kalim


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Alternative name:Kaleem, Kali
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 51 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 2
2 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
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

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

Kalim arrived in 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. Saradha
  2. ,
  3. Selvi
  4. ,
  5. Durga
  6. ,
  7. Bullu
  8. ,
  9. Andal born 1950
  10. ,
  11. Surya born 1976
  12. ,
  13. Kapil dev born 1983-05-05
  14. ,
  15. Barani born 1986-01-20
  16. ,
  17. Mariappan born 1989
  18. ,
  19. Vikram born 1999
  20. ,
  21. unknown born 2005-07-06
  22. ,
  23. Abinaya born 2007
  24. ,
  25. Tamilan born 2009?
  26. ,
  27. unknown born 2010-04-00
  28. ,
  29. Valli born ~1947
  30. ,
  31. Sivakami born ~1951
  32. ,
  33. Vijayalaksmi born ~1954
  34. ,
  35. Ram born ~1972
  36. ,
  37. Raj vardhan born ~2002
  38. ,
  39. unknown born ~2014
  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, (2020). Kalim, an Asian at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2275. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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