Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Balle Elephant Camp in India

♀ Sarala


Local id Number 23
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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Nagarhole National Park
Capture: 1977
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2004 Vegalaxmi Local id: 32

2. Born 2012 unknown
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Balle Elephant Camp, in India

Date of arrival

Balle Elephant Camp
from Sunkadakatte elephant camp

Sunkadakatte elephant camp
from Kakanakote forest

1977-00-00Kakanakote forest
from Nagarhole National Park

Record history
History of updates2011-09-27:�pregnant
2012-09-09:�not pr, transfered
2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Sarala is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Balle Elephant Camp, in India.

Sarala arrived to the Balle Elephant Camp unknown date, relocated from the Sunkadakatte elephant camp, in India.

Sarala lives together with 10 other elephants at the Balle Elephant Camp:
  1. 3. ♂ Ashoka
  2. 4. ♂ Bahadur
  3. 5. ♀ Manavi
  4. 6. ♂ Raja
  5. 7. ♀ Shanthi
  6. 8. ♀ unknown born 2012
  7. 9. ♂ unknown born 2010
  8. 10. ♂ unknown born 2012-08-18
  9. 11. ♂ unknown born 1993?
  10. 12. ♀ Vegalaxmi born 2004

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. (F) 2004 Vegalaxmi Local id: 32
  2. (F) 2012 unknown


Sarala was born wild at Nagarhole National Park, captured 1977 .

Comments / pictures

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, Dan, (2023). Sarala, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Balle Elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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