Vijay (twin) an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Male ♂ Asian  Vijay (twin) at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Photo: © Jackie Chiger
Vijay (twin)
ID nr:Local id Number: 7 - 
26 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 49 years old
Dentition:tusker
Status:kumki
Management:Free contact
Location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
ArrivalTheppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Born:* 1971-05-20 captive-born
in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Parents: x Devaki
Siblings through the mother Devaki:
  1. 1971-05-20(M) Sujai (twin)
Vijay (twin)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2010-09-05: new record
2018-05-04: tm nr
2018-05-18: record of mother, corrected birth location to Mudumalai
2018-12-06: Thadagam

The Twins when young



2018-12-05: The Forest Department on Tuesday shifted the three kumkis from Varapalayam area to Periyathadagam to step up surveillance and monitor wild elephants. The kumkis - Cheran, Vijay and Bomman - were taken to Periyathadagam on Tuesday afternoon to prevent the wild elephants from straying out of forest

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Vijay (twin), an Asian at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2603. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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