Prashant an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre

Alternative name:Prashantha
ID Number:Local id Number: 1 - 
111 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 66 years old (estimated age)
Body weight: 4329.00 kg, 9523.80 lbs
Management:Free contact
Location:Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre
ArrivalHunsur Elephant Rescue Centre 2014-00-00
from Dr. Shivaram Karanth Biological Park (Pilikula Nisargadama)
Dr. Shivaram Karanth Biological Park (Pilikula Nisargadama)
from Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
from Nagarhole National Park
Born:* 1954? wild
in Nagarhole National Park
Document updated2010-09-20: transfered
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-11-01: weight
2018-11-16: transferred to Hunsur 2014
2014:The elephant rides in Dr Shivarama Karanth Biological Park has been discontinued after elephants Prashanth and Durgaparameshwari were sent to Hunsur elephant camp.

2015: weight: 4329 kgs

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Prashant, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Karnataka
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, Shiela Rao, Suparna Ganguly and Rajendra Hasbhavi, India
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