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Durga Parameshwari at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre

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Female ♀ Asian elephant Durga Parameshwari at Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre

Durga Parameshwari
ID Number:Local id Number: 2 - 
112 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Location:Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre
ArrivedHunsur Elephant Rescue Centre 2014-00-00
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Born: wild in
Nagarhole National Park
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (unknown) 2010-04-14 Radha
Document updated2010-09-20:�transfered
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-11-16: transferred Hunsur
2013-08-21: 46-year-old Durga Parameshwari was shifted to Matthigod camp from Pilikula Biological Park in Mangalore on Sunday.

At the same time, a weaning process began to separate Durga�s 36-month-old calf Radha, which was sent to K Gudi Camp in BR Tiger Reserve where two other elephants, Srirama and Gajendra, are camping.

After participating in the Dasara festivities, Durga Parameshwari will be shifted to K Gudi camp. Calves (12-18 months) will be named after separating them from the mothers.

2014-10: The elephant rides in Dr Shivarama Karanth Biological Park has been discontinued after elephants Prashanth and Durgaparameshwari were sent to Hunsur elephant camp.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=75768
  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2014/oct/06/State-Gets-Fourth-Elephant-Safari-Circuit-in-Dandeli-668413.html
  • 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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