|Abhimanyu||Alternative name:||AK 47|
|ID nr:||Local id Number: 15 - |
51 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka -
|Sex and age:||Male ♂ maybe about 56 years old (estimated age)|
|Body weight:||4870.00 kg, 10714.00 lbs|
|Location:||Mathigodu elephant Camp|
|Arrival||Mathigodu elephant Camp |
from Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
from Nagarhole National Park
|Born:||* 1964? wild|
|Document updated||2012-09-09: new record|
2017-03-15: news links
2018-11-01: age, weight
|Mahout Vasanth and Kavadi Raju.|
2007: This male elephant aged 41 years was captured from Hebballa forest and
has an experience of 9 years in Dasara including the present. The elephant brought from Thithimathi camp is given the responsibility of pulling the elephant cart during Dasara.
2007-07-07: Abhimanyu, who went berserk, along with other elephants, gored Balarama. Vasantha, who is promoted as Kavadi' of Abhimanyu after the retirement of his father Sannappa, who was the tusker's mahout, has got good control on the pachyderm.
2012: Elephant Abhimanyu, who draws an orchestra on the famed Anegaadi, was manned by mahout Vasantha and kavadi Raju.
2015: weight: 4870 kgs
2020: For the first time, Abhimanyu from Mattigodu Elephant camp in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, played the lead role of carrying the golden howdah with an idol of goddess Chamundeshwari during the procession.
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Abhimanyu, an Asian at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2936. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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