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

Murthy
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
Dentition:makna
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)

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Murthy, an Asian at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2484. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

    Literature

Search more on the web for Murthy

Elephant Encyclopedia and database
ELEPHANT
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Established 1995
ELEPHANT
DATABASE
Established 2006
Search for keywords

Locations of visitors to elephant.se
18.234.97.53