Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mathigodu elephant Camp in India

♀ Varalakshmi

Alternative name: Varlaxmi


Local id Number 24
Karnataka database60


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Body weight: 4970.00 kg, 10934.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1954? captive-born (unconfirmed claimed birth date)
Birth place: in Sunkadakatte elephant camp
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2010 unknown
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India

Date of arrival

Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Balle Elephant Camp

Balle Elephant Camp
from Sunkadakatte elephant camp

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History of updates2020-10-16

Latest document update2023-02-22 16:23:59
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Varalakshmi is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India.

Varalakshmi arrived to the Mathigodu elephant Camp unknown date, relocated from the Balle Elephant Camp, in India.


Varalakshmi lives together with 7 other elephants at the Mathigodu elephant Camp:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Abhimanyu born 1964?
  2. Bhima born 1998?
  3. Krishna born 1961
  4. Maasti born 1995
  5. Sri Rama
  6. Srinivas


  1. (M) 2010 unknown


Varalakshmi was born captive-born at Sunkadakatte elephant camp.

Comments / pictures

2017: Mahout Gunda and Kavadi Chinna. Mathigodu Elephant Camp

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Varalakshmi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 May 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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