Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana) in India

♀ Aman
Alternative name: Amon


Local id Number 8


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 25 years old (approximate age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* ~1999 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Capture: 2001 Sonamukhi
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2010-09-03 Unnamed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India

Date of arrival

2002-00-00Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana)
from Bankura forest

Bankura forest
from unknown

Record history
History of updates2014-04-20: new record
2018-05-22: local nr
2021-11-12: Born in India

Latest document update2023-12-03 13:59:20
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Aman is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India.

Aman arrived in 2002-00-00 to the Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), relocated from the Bankura forest, in India.


Aman lives together with 12 other elephants at the Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 2. ⚪ Bholanath
  2. 3. ♀ Chiprarani born ~1962
  3. 4. ⚪ Fulmati
  4. 5. ♀ Hilari
  5. 6. ⚪ Kiranraj
  6. 7. ♀ Motirani born 2000-08-28
  7. 8. ♀ Silavati
  8. 9. ♂ Surya born ~1991
  9. 10. ♀ Teestarani born 2002
  10. 11. ⚪ unknown born 2019?
  11. 12. ♀ Unnamed born 2010-09-03
  12. 13. ♂ Yuvraj born 2020-08-30


  1. (F) 2010-09-03 Unnamed


Aman was born wild ~1999 at India unspecified location, captured 2001 , captured at Sonamukhi.

Comments / pictures

She had been straying alone in Bankura forest after being detached from a Herd in 2002.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Aman, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 March 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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