Sarala an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)

ID Number:Local id Number: 23 -  Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/ on line 713
59 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Location:Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini)
ArrivalBalle Elephant Camp (Kabini)
from Sunkadakatte elephant camp
Sunkadakatte elephant camp
from Kakanakote forest
Kakanakote forest 1977-00-00
from Nagarhole National Park
Born:* wild
in Nagarhole National Park
Capture: 1977,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2004 Vegalaxmi, Local nr: 32
  2. (F) 2012 unknown
Document updated2011-09-27:�pregnant
2012-09-09:�not pr, transfered
2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr
1977: Captured in Kakanakote forest area in 1977

2011-09-27: Elephant Sarala, being pregnant, has been returned to the forests. She is to be replaced by Kanthi, who is smaller in size than Sarala.

2012: Mary and Sarala � have calves less than a year old

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Sarala, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Balle Elephant Camp (Kabini) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Karnataka
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, Shiela Rao, Suparna Ganguly and Rajendra Hasbhavi, India
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