Bharatha an Asian elephant at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)


♂ Bharatha
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Id numberLocal id Number: 3
39 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Nagarhole National Park
Capture: 1987
Locations
Present / last location:Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1987-00-00Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
from Nagarhole National Park

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2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
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Description

Location


Bharatha is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), in India.

Bharatha arrived in Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) 1987-00-00, relocated from Nagarhole National Park, in India.

In Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), Bharatha lives together with 13 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Asoka
  2. ,
  3. Ganesha
  4. ,
  5. Ganga
  6. ,
  7. Gopala Krishana
  8. ,
  9. Kethan born 1999
  10. ,
  11. Raja born >1947
  12. ,
  13. Ravi
  14. ,
  15. Sekar born 1971
  16. ,
  17. Somasekar
  18. ,
  19. Surya born 1961
  20. ,
  21. unknown name born 2003
  22. ,
  23. Vishnu
  24. ,
  25. Zoo -Laxman born 1971
  26. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Bharatha was born wild at Nagarhole National Park, captured 1987 .


Comments / pictures

Bharat is being groomed as an alternative to Balarama, as leader elephant for the Dassara procession.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bharatha, an Asian at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2476. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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