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

Alternative name:Moorthy, Morthy ,Loki
ID nr:Local id Number: 3 - 
22 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 58 years old
Management:Free contact
People killed:12
Location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
ArrivalTheppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 1999-09-00
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
Born:* 1962 wild
in Mudumalai National Park
Capture: 1997 , Padanthurai, Gudalore, Tamil Nadu
Document updated2010-08-30: alt. name
2018-05-04: tm nr
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)

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Koehl, D., (2020). Murthy, an Asian at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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