Murthy an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)


♂ Murthy
Alternative name:Moorthy, Morthy ,Loki

Identification

Local id Number 3
Tamil Nadu database22

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 59 years old
Dentition:makna
Management:Free contact

People killed:12
Origin
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place: in Mudumalai National Park
Capture: 1997 Padanthurai, Gudalore, Tamil Nadu
Locations
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1999-09-00Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
from Mudumalai Game Hut elephant camp
Mudumalai Game Hut elephant camp 1999-07-00
from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 1998-07-12
from Mudumalai National Park

Document updated2010-08-30: alt. name
2018-05-04: tm nr
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Location


Murthy is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

Murthy arrived Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 1999-09-00, relocated from Mudumalai Game Hut elephant camp, in India.

In Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), Murthy lives together with 25 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Anna born ~1957
  2. ,
  3. Bhama born ~1949
  4. ,
  5. Bomman born <2000
  6. ,
  7. Cheeran born 1986-07-10
  8. ,
  9. Giri born >2009
  10. ,
  11. Harini
  12. ,
  13. Indhak
  14. ,
  15. Indhar born ~1948
  16. ,
  17. Jambo born <1987
  18. ,
  19. John born >1992
  20. ,
  21. Kamatchi born ~1957
  22. ,
  23. Mudumalai born ~1965
  24. ,
  25. Sankan
  26. ,
  27. Santhosh born 1975-05-15
  28. ,
  29. Sentilvadivu born ~1976
  30. ,
  31. Shankar born ~1967
  32. ,
  33. Srinivas
  34. ,
  35. Sujai (twin) born 1971-05-20
  36. ,
  37. Sumangala born ~1989
  38. ,
  39. Udayan born 1998-11-24
  40. ,
  41. unknown born 2000
  42. ,
  43. unknown born 2016
  44. ,
  45. Vijay (twin) born 1971-05-20
  46. ,
  47. Wasim born 1971-01-31
  48. ,
  49. Wilson born 1988-04-16
  50. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Murthy was born wild 1962 at Mudumalai National Park, captured 1997 , captured at Padanthurai, Gudalore, Tamil Nadu.


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In the five years before his capture, he had killed 12 villagers, damaged crops, farmland and several houses.

Named after Dr. Vaidyanathan Krishnamurthy (1929-2002)



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Murthy, an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2484. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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