Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi) in India

♀ Vijaya

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Local id Number 15
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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 63 years old
Body weight: 2770.00 kg, 6094.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1961 wild
Birth place: in Nagarhole National Park
Capture: 1963 Dubare forest
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2014? Karthik
Locations - owners
Present / last location:K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi), in India

Date of arrival

K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
from Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)

1963-00-00Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
from Dubare forest

Dubare forest
from Nagarhole National Park

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History of updates2020-10-02

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Vijaya is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi), in India.

Vijaya arrived to the K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi) unknown date, relocated from the Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu), in India.


Vijaya lives together with 2 other elephants at the K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Gajendra
  2. Radha born 2010-04-14


  1. (M) 2014? Karthik


Vijaya was born wild 1961 at Nagarhole National Park, captured 1963 , captured at Dubare forest.

Comments / pictures

1963: Captured in Dubare forest area during 1963.

2012: Vijaya was accompanied by her Mahout Boja and kavadi (mahouts assistant) Putta at the annual Mysore Dasara.

2014-07-24: Vijaya, the cow-elephant camping at the Dubare Elephant Camp of the Forest Department near here has given birth to a female calf recently. Vijaya, aged 56 years, has so far given birth to 12 calves

2017: Karthik is the offspring of Vijaya (40), who was captured in Kattepura reserve forest in 1998. Vijaya, a Dasara elephant, was known to be gentle.

K Gudi Elephant Camp

Mahout Bhojappa and Kavadi Doreyappa.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Vijaya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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